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Obama’s Big Brotherhood Bet
Front Page Magazine ^ | May 6th, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 05/10/2013 4:00:24 PM PDT by Mount Athos

The United States has become a tool of Muslim Brotherhood expansionism. Obama helped the Brotherhood overthrow governments by political means, but now the Brotherhood is demanding military intervention to help a Brotherhood/Al Qaeda coalition take over Syria. And if Obama goes along with it, he will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Americans have died because of Obama’s dirty deal with the Muslim Brotherhood. The question now is whether Obama will send American soldiers and pilots to die for the Brotherhood.

In the spring of 2009, Obama went down to Cairo. Obama had insisted on Muslim Brotherhood attendance at a speech that was part apology and part abandonment. The apology was for American power and the abandonment was of American allies.

Obama was following through on an idea that had long been an article of faith on the left. The idea was that the United States had invested in a defunct status quo and that our biggest problems were our allies. The only way out was to toss them all overboard.

Generations of diplomats had griped from their walled compounds in Riyadh, Kuwait City or Doha that many of our problems in the region would go away if Israel somehow went away. But this was bigger. It involved dumping every single allied government in the region to start fresh with new governments elected through popular democracy and enjoying popular support. It would be a new beginning. And a new beginning was also the title of the Cairo speech.

The idea wasn’t new, but it was right up there with proposals to unilaterally abandon our nuclear arsenal or dedicate ten percent of the budget to foreign aid; ideas that a lot of diplomats liked, but that they knew no one would ever be crazy enough to pull the trigger on.

And then Obama tried to pull the trigger on two out of three. What he wanted was for the Brotherhood to win so that it could make the War on Terror irrelevant.

As much as the advocates of smart and soft power insisted that Islamic terrorism had nothing to do with Islam, they knew better. They knew that Al Qaeda wanted to create Islamic states that would form into a Caliphate. Central to its thinking was that it would have to fight to create these states. But what if the Caliphate could be created without a war?

To make it happen, all America had to do was surrender the Middle East.

The attacks of September 11 had created a serious crisis for liberal policymakers. Unlike the bombing of the World Trade Center on Clinton’s watch, these attacks could not be ignored or swept under the rug. But neither could liberals accept a clash of civilizations that would destroy their multicultural society or an extended series of international police actions that would militarize the country.

The logic that led from September 11 to the Cairo speech to Benghazi was impeccable. It combined the clean sweep theory with grand scale appeasement.

“Islamic terrorists are carrying out attacks because they want their countries to be ruled by Islam. Why not help them to do it?”

The United States withdrew support from its allies. It apologized, surrendered and waited for the takeovers to begin. When the dictators wouldn’t step aside voluntarily, the bombers were sent in.

The grand bargain with the Muslim Brotherhood was supposed to end the War on Terror by trading the Muslim Brotherhood’s brand of political Islamism for Al Qaeda’s campaign of terror. It was as if FDR had struck a deal with the Bolsheviks to get rid of the Trotskyites (and indeed such a bargain did operate briefly during WW2).

Obama’s grand bargain came to a squalid end on September 11. In Benghazi, the Muslim Brotherhood militia that was supposed to protect the mission instead sold it out and abandoned it.

The Brotherhood would accept American support, but it wouldn’t stop terrorist attacks against America. Its front groups in America would not cooperate with the FBI, its governments and militias in the Middle East would not protect American diplomatic facilities.

On September 11, the American embassy in Cairo was besieged by protesters with the support of the Muslim Brotherhood. In Tunis, the new Islamist government turned its back on the embassy, forcing Hillary Clinton to plead with President Marzouki to send out his own presidential guard to defend it.

In Benghazi and Cairo, Al Qaeda attacked while the Brotherhood played dumb. In Syria, Brotherhood and Al Qaeda militias worked together, while Brotherhood spokesmen insisted that they were the only secular alternative. In the United States, Al Qaeda terrorists carried out their “lone wolf” attacks while the Brotherhood front groups which ran most of the Islamic organizations in America claimed not to know what was going on.

The Muslim Brotherhood’s victories did not make Al Qaeda go away. Instead the two found common ground while playing a game of Good Terrorist and Bad Terrorist. Or as the mainstream media calls it, Moderates and Extremists.

Obama had stacked all of our allies in the Middle East that didn’t have enough oil to matter and bet them at the Brotherhood’s casino on a single spin of the wheel. And the Brotherhood took it all.

But Obama is still at the casino stacking up more chips. The next round of the game moves to Syria. Instead of the Brotherhood using its new power to protect the United States, the United States is expected to get involved in another Iraq in order to help the Brotherhood take over Syria to complete the Islamist triumphs of the Arab Spring.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; caliphate; danielgreenfield; egypt; jihad; libya; muslimbrotherhood; sharia; syria

1 posted on 05/10/2013 4:00:24 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

Read it and weep......


2 posted on 05/10/2013 4:02:45 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: basil

Time for military to stand down


3 posted on 05/10/2013 4:06:45 PM PDT by notaliberal ( Democraps denied God thrice!)
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To: Mount Athos

By tolerating, encouraging, and FINANCING terrorists,
US taxpayers have wrought evil under the lash of
the corrupt, Islamic, undocumented Obama administration.


4 posted on 05/10/2013 4:10:22 PM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Mount Athos

Obama is using taxpayer monies to fund his Muslim Brotherhood activities. He doesn’t even need our Military to elevate HIS ‘Brothers’.


5 posted on 05/10/2013 4:10:22 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: Diogenesis

Dome dare call it Treason


6 posted on 05/10/2013 4:15:15 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45

*Some


7 posted on 05/10/2013 4:15:27 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Mount Athos

By helping Islamists and because Islam has made enemies with nearly all non-Islamic religions, Hussein is trying to start religion-based wars.


8 posted on 05/10/2013 4:30:43 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Mount Athos
 
 
This is what happens when depraved fools handed the keys of the nation to a pack of revolutionaries, who do what revolutionaries do and followed in the historical footsteps of the Kremlin, Mao, Castro & of late Iran. We are now as the Soviet Union was in the "cold war", exporting armed revolution in support of radical anti-American, anti-West elements in sensitive pressure points around the world. This to me is what is at the root of the Benghazi cover-up.
 
 

9 posted on 05/10/2013 4:31:45 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: Mount Athos

“he (Obama) will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood”.

Jeeeeze. Quotable quote.


10 posted on 05/10/2013 4:31:54 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: basil

I’m crying.


11 posted on 05/10/2013 4:37:25 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Mount Athos

Report: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrates Obama Admin

Excerpt:

An Egyptian magazine has claimed that six American Islamist activists who work with the Obama administration are Muslim Brotherhood operatives who enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy.

The December 22 story was published in Egypt’s Rose El-Youssef magazine and was translated into English for the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT). The story suggests the six turned the White House “from a position hostile to Islamic groups and organizations in the world to the largest and most important supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood.”

The story is largely unsourced, but its publication is considered significant in raising the issue to Egyptian readers, IPT said.

The six named people include: Arif Alikhan, assistant secretary of Homeland Security for policy development; Mohammed Elibiary, a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council; Rashad Hussain, the U.S. special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference; Salam al-Marayati, co-founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC); Imam Mohamed Magid, president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA); and Eboo Patel, a member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships./

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/164009#.UY2FdkbCTOV


12 posted on 05/10/2013 4:41:29 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Mortrey
"“he (Obama) will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood”.

Jeeeeze. Quotable quote."

Indeed and how do we turn the ship of state back when enemy agents have taken over the Presidency and key elements of the government. The Constitution and our three branches of government structure never contemplated a situation where the enemy terrorists are in charge.

13 posted on 05/10/2013 4:49:25 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...

Of great interest. Ping.


14 posted on 05/10/2013 5:03:49 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: MestaMachine
Piss poor bet.
15 posted on 05/10/2013 5:05:42 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama murdered the SEALs.They "were hung out to dry, basically exposed like a set of dog balls,...")
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To: Mount Athos
... he will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Just following in the footsteps of his predecessor, King William, who waged a Great Patriotic War Against Serbia.

16 posted on 05/10/2013 5:10:43 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Mount Athos

Remember that bow to the King of Arabia? He was recognizing his king as having dominion over him and the country he presides over. I really think that. His actions to date would strongly suggest that and the fact that the Executive branch seems to be full of Brotherhood operatives suggests that. The man is a religious Sunni Moslem and as such he owes fealty to the Protector of Mecca.


17 posted on 05/10/2013 5:10:57 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: Mount Athos

FUBO. FUJB. FUHRC. FUJFK. FUDNC. FUMSM.

Did I miss any?


18 posted on 05/10/2013 5:13:23 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Mount Athos

I thought this was about the IRS... the REAL Big Brother


19 posted on 05/10/2013 5:21:38 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Caliphate, from the Ghazi (Ghazi in Chief) in our White House.


20 posted on 05/10/2013 5:38:36 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Mount Athos

We the people need some representation in Washington.


21 posted on 05/10/2013 5:38:51 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Proud contributer to the Free Republic Q-2 Freepathon.)
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To: Mount Athos

Lemme get this right:

US military people are in fact fighting to create a Caliphate for the Muslim Brotherhood. But the thing that gets US Jews REALLLLLLY mad is if a US military person talks about *Jesus*.

Right?

Destroy Israel = OK, Jesus talk = Not OK

??????


22 posted on 05/10/2013 5:45:07 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Mount Athos
if Obama goes along with it, he will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Too late. That horse has left the stable.

In a breathtaking kind of jujitsu, in the aftermath of the September 2001 attacks, our government agencies opened themselves up to Muslim Brotherhood and is now riddled with them.

And we have taken to toppling mid-east governments and putting MB into power.

There is some cleverness to it, using Al Qaeda to fight old enemies like Khadafi, using them to steal Syria from Iran's camp. But while they will gladly accept our support they do not stay bought. Stevens probably knew the guys who killed him.

At the end of the day, having tried to pull Al Qaeda into our orbit, we find them more aggressively anti-American than before, and more confident. Instead of having a couple of failed states as launch pads like Afghanistan and Somalia, they now have whole governments. Libya, Egypt, vast sections of Africa, and the greatest military power on the face of the earth bending over backwards to appease and clear the way for them.

We switched sides in the war on terror. Muslim Brotherhood sits in the White House and they still hate us.

23 posted on 05/10/2013 5:59:04 PM PDT by marron
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To: MestaMachine

Would you add me to your ping list?


24 posted on 05/10/2013 6:23:25 PM PDT by boxlunch
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To: Fresh Wind

Well, I think you got most of the main characters, probably missed Jarrett. But, I looked at the second one and took it for John Boehner. I guess doing double duty on that one.


25 posted on 05/10/2013 6:56:35 PM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: Mount Athos

What laws do we actually have for punishing traitors?


26 posted on 05/10/2013 7:09:51 PM PDT by abclily
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To: Mount Athos; MestaMachine; thouworm; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; dragonblustar; jersey117; Velveeta; ...
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The United States has become a tool of Muslim Brotherhood expansionism. Obama helped the Brotherhood overthrow governments by political means, but now the Brotherhood is demanding military intervention to help a Brotherhood/Al Qaeda coalition take over Syria. And if Obama goes along with it, he will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood.

See Article, then comments # 1 through # 26.

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27 posted on 05/10/2013 7:42:14 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Mount Athos

Bump


28 posted on 05/10/2013 7:46:40 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Mount Athos

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Valerie Jarrett’s armed security in Cape Cod : six (6) Secret Service agents

Ambassadors armed security in Benghazi :

.....Searching .....Searching .....Searching

- Nevermind -

They’re all dead Jim!

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29 posted on 05/10/2013 9:20:44 PM PDT by devolve ( ------- I've gotcher magic bullshiite right here 0pansy ---------)
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To: MestaMachine; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; onyx; SunkenCiv; Grampa Dave; ...
Thanks for the ping.

And here we see the Unholy Alliance ,,,as written about by Dave Horowitz .....coming to fruition.

30 posted on 05/10/2013 9:53:16 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: devolve
Who authorized a Muslim imam to curse the 30 fallen Navy SEALS ... www.barenakedislam.com/.../who-authorized-a-muslim-imam-to-curse-t...‎ 13 hours ago – Even worse, the Obama Regime could be responsible for their deaths. ... Here is the funeral service. Imam's ... Strange also blamed top military brass for sending the troops into a situation they were allegedly ill-equipped and ...
31 posted on 05/10/2013 10:00:01 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Amen to that. The book is so detailed. Now we got Brenner in the CIA. Scares the shit out of me, with his public displays of love for the ancient cult that won't go away, and possible conversion as many here have elucidated recently.

As either COL. Woods or Eric Norstrum made comment on back in the Issa 2012 hearing. The Taliban is now on the inside.

It went with little fanfare for the most part, other then at sites as this. But damn if I don't think they know the total score.
32 posted on 05/10/2013 10:04:33 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Mount Athos

~~~The United States has become a tool of Muslim Brotherhood expansionism. Obama helped the Brotherhood overthrow governments by political means~~~

Yes, the evidence would seem to support that conclusion in Egypt and Libya. And Syria is changing, also before our eyes.

Syria is lose-lose, of course.


33 posted on 05/10/2013 10:49:18 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Mount Athos

~~~Generations of diplomats had griped from their walled compounds in Riyadh, Kuwait City or Doha that many of our problems in the region would go away if Israel somehow went away.~~~

The Jimmah Carter thinking. Folks, this is prophesied in the Bible. The whole world will turn against Israel and try to destroy her. The man who organizes this assault is the Antichrist.

When the whole world tries to destroy Israel, you are going to see the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

Yes, it sounds crazy. It is written in the Scripture in Zechariah 14:1-5 and Revelation 19.

I highly suggest all lurkers pick up a KJV Bible and read it for themselves.


34 posted on 05/10/2013 11:03:41 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: gaijin

A wake-up call is coming. That is why Jeremiah 30:7 prophesies of it.

And, in association with my earlier post, Zechariah chapter 13.


35 posted on 05/10/2013 11:06:09 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: rockinqsranch

Boehner is not and has not been up to the task of facing this.

McCain and Lindy have to sit this out, they couldn’t handle Clinton over a relatively silly affair while on the job, and they certainly are not up to this.

They are politicians and this is for statesmen.

Ditto Hannity. He’s jumping to conclusions in order to sound smart.

This is not over.


36 posted on 05/10/2013 11:12:44 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Mount Athos

Did I read that the director of the CIA is muslim?


37 posted on 05/11/2013 7:21:25 AM PDT by boxlunch
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To: LucyT; Mount Athos; azishot

“The United States has become a tool of Muslim Brotherhood expansionism. Obama helped the Brotherhood overthrow governments by political means, but now the Brotherhood is demanding military intervention to help a Brotherhood/Al Qaeda coalition take over Syria. And if Obama goes along with it, he will have turned the United States military into the mercenaries of the Muslim Brotherhood.”

This anti-American, criminal, communist, Islamist administration turned our longtime allies in the Middle East to archenemies. “Civil war” in Syria resulted in close to 100,000 deaths and going strong. Assad’s Syria is the last bastion standing against soon-to-be a de facto Caliphate.

The brewing Egyptian revolt against Morsi and 0b0z0’s Ikhwan is brewing and nearing the boiling point. A civil war in Egypt will make Syria’s look like a picnic. The disastrous results for the stability of Jordan and Saudi Arabia are incalculable for the USA security.

Of course we don’t here much about the sentiment against 0b0z0’s “accomplishment” in the Middle East, i.e., installing the Ikhwan butchers as Caliphs.

Our military had better look at the enemy within more than the enemy abroad.


38 posted on 05/11/2013 7:32:46 AM PDT by melancholy
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To: Truth29

Indeed and how do we turn the ship of state back when enemy agents have taken over the Presidency and key elements of the government.


Just roll it all back. And I think Cruz is a rollback specialist.


39 posted on 05/11/2013 9:33:55 AM PDT by txhurl
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To: Marine_Uncle

Placemark


40 posted on 05/11/2013 2:19:29 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah
Like Eric Nordstrom told the first Issa Hearing of October 10, 2012. The Taliban are within. I don't think he was trying to be cute and clever.
But aside from that. I often read what comes out of The Front Page web site. Thanks.
41 posted on 05/11/2013 2:34:52 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Mount Athos

bkmk


42 posted on 05/14/2013 2:57:49 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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