Skip to comments.Washington Post Interviews Egyptian Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Gen. Sissi
Posted on 08/03/2013 9:05:09 AM PDT by kristinn
Sissi: The dilemma between the former president and the people originated from [the Muslim Brotherhoods] concept of the state, the ideology that they adopted for building a country which is based on restoring the Islamic religious empire.
Thats what made [former president Mohamed Morsi] not a president for all Egyptians, but a president representing his followers and supporters.
Weymouth: When did that become obvious to you?
It was obvious on the first day the day of his inauguration. He started with offending the judiciary and not giving them the appropriate treatment. The Brotherhood experience in ruling a country was very modest if not absent.
[The army] dealt with the president with all due respect for a president chosen by the Egyptians.
So you were giving the president advice on Ethiopia and the Sinai, for example, and he was ignoring you?
We were very keen and predetermined on his success. If we wanted to oppose or not allow them to come to rule Egypt, we would have done things with the elections, as elections used to be rigged in the past. Unfortunately, the former president picked fights with almost all the state institutions. When a president is having conflict with all of these state institutions, the chance of success for such a president is very meager. On the other hand, on his part, the president was trying to call in supporters from religious groups.
They have an international presence in more than 60 countries in the world the Muslim Brotherhood. The idea that gathers them together is not nationalism, its not patriotism, it is not a sense of a country -- it is only an ideology that is totally related to the concept of the organization.
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I wrote about the attacks on Beck here as some of Beck's reporting was based on my research.
Did they ask him what he thinks of Jews?
The description of Morsi sure reminds me of Obama.
Gee...sounds really familiar .... there's a lot of that going on lately....
RE Glenn Beck:
Lots of people out here get on Glenn Beck, but I’ve been listening to him since he came to Philly radio way back just before 9-11-01.
Aside from the fact that he’s drama king (which I find very funny), he’s usually right about things.
And he was spot-on about the Muslim Brotherhood.
The U.S. administration has a lot of leverage and influence with the Muslim Brotherhood, and Id really like the U.S. administration to use this leverage with them to resolve the conflict, Sissi said.
Wow! What a telling statement! Obama could have influence over the MB terrorist organization only if he was providing it with some sort of material support that he could threaten to withdraw if they didn’t do his bidding!
I saw that program...and agreed with what Beck was speaking about the Caliphate.....they move across the ME like snakes in a garden!
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