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Egyptians Bewildered Over Support for Muslim Brotherhood
Gatestone Institute ^ | August 23, 2013 | Michael Armanious

Posted on 08/25/2013 5:53:33 PM PDT by george76

What many Egyptians cannot understand is: Why is the U.S. administration siding with the forces of oppression in their country and assisting with its transformation into a failed state under the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood? Egypt simply cannot be allowed to become another Somalia or Afghanistan, controlled by its own version of the Taliban.

The Egyptian people are astounded. They simply do not understand the Obama Administration's efforts to bring the Muslim Brotherhood back to power.

In an effort to make some sense of the Obama Administration's policies, Amr Adeeb, a prominent Egyptian commentator, argues that the U.S. is helping the Muslim Brotherhood to achieve power, in order to turn Egypt into a magnet for jihadist fighters. The goal, Adeeb states, is to turn Egypt into another Syria or Afghanistan and discredit Islamism as a viable political movement.

To Westerners, this may seem like a bizarre conspiracy theory, but for Egyptians it helps explain why the U.S. government is supporting an organization that has openly declared jihad against the West, engaged in threats of war with Israel and Ethiopia, demolished dozens of ancient historic churches, set hospitals on fire, and murdered Christians in the streets. The Muslim Brotherhood has no respect for the rule of law, but the Obama Administration treats the Egyptian military that removed the group from power as a threat to democracy itself.

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Morsi also straightforwardly stated that he was recreating an Islamic "Caliphate."

(Excerpt) Read more at gatestoneinstitute.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: caliphate; confusion; egypt; egyptians; muslim; muslimbrotherhood; muslims; obama; sunni; sunnimoslem; sunnimuslims; us

1 posted on 08/25/2013 5:53:33 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

What many Egyptians cannot understand is: Why is the U.S. administration siding with the forces of oppression in their country and assisting with its transformation into a failed state under the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood? Egypt simply cannot be allowed to become another Somalia or Afghanistan, controlled by its own version of the Taliban.

Obama sympathizes with the Muslim Brotherhood. that’ why.


2 posted on 08/25/2013 5:57:13 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: george76
The Egyptian people are astounded. They simply do not understand the Obama Administration's efforts to bring the Muslim Brotherhood back to power.

Eureka! I've just had a fit of inspiration! Why don't we make President You Didn't Build That president of Egypt? They'd probably appreciate him, and we could easily distract Joey "the Genius" Biden for three and a half years, couldn't we?

3 posted on 08/25/2013 5:57:47 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: george76
Why is the U.S. administration siding with the forces of oppression in their country

Because we're "led" by a scum-sucking muzzie and no one in our "opposition party" has the stones to oppose him.

4 posted on 08/25/2013 5:58:41 PM PDT by grobdriver
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To: george76
Correct me if I'm wrong. I thought the Egyptians had an election that put the MB into power
5 posted on 08/25/2013 6:02:03 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: george76
So are Americans.

/johnny

6 posted on 08/25/2013 6:02:23 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: george76

Just as some in this country don’t see that he is an anti-American Muslim....always has been.


7 posted on 08/25/2013 6:02:43 PM PDT by Banjoguy (The Mayor of San Antonio is the smoothest liar I have ever seen.)
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To: CaptainK

“Correct me if I’m wrong. I thought the Egyptians had an election that put the MB into power”

You sir are correct. However, it only took the population one year to figure out they made a mistake worth fightin’ over, they didn’t re-elect it.


8 posted on 08/25/2013 6:09:58 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Banjoguy

The only people who support Obama are also Anti-American. THAT much has got to be clear at this point.


9 posted on 08/25/2013 6:10:28 PM PDT by Truth2012
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To: george76

I was looking up CSCOPE school curriculum in Texas and found this: (from an article dated 02/15/2013) “At the end of class, the students were assigned to write a paper about Egypt. According to one student, they were instructed to discuss “how Egypt was a good country until democracy took over, and that things were finally corrected when the Muslim brotherhood came into power.”

http://education-curriculum-reform-government-schools.org/w/2013/02/common-core-cscope-and-students-forced-to-wear-burquas-in-texas-part-3/


10 posted on 08/25/2013 6:15:41 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: dsrtsage

Getting involved in any Muslim dust up never ends well for us.


11 posted on 08/25/2013 6:18:41 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: CaptainK
The list of MB promises broken to gain election is very, very long. Blatant lies. They did exactly what they promised not to do.

They studied Obama's techniques, no doubt. Seriously.

12 posted on 08/25/2013 6:19:23 PM PDT by chiller (NBCNews et al is in the tank and should be embarrassed)
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To: CaptainK

You are correct.... But the MB got only 21 % of the vote because the many opposing parties did not consolidate their political parties into larger blocks of voters...so the MB won and took it as a mandate to turn Egypt into a Islamic theocracy piecemeal by piecemeal....

Remember this thing called “democracy” is rather new to Egypt and hopefully version 2.0 will be better...if it ever happens...


13 posted on 08/25/2013 6:21:21 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: george76

Wow!

Who knew all of those Egyptians were racist. >SARC


14 posted on 08/25/2013 6:34:18 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: SandRat

It is simple and many Egyptians do understand. The kenyan is a sunni moslem and committed to the caliphate project.


15 posted on 08/25/2013 6:56:30 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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16 posted on 08/25/2013 6:58:08 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: george76

Tell then to speak to the Hondurans who faced a similar perplexing question.


17 posted on 08/25/2013 7:21:47 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: george76

Really? I’m not surprised. For God’s sake, the very first thing he did when he seized power was to send money, $900 Million, I recall, to HAMAS...a terrorist group!


18 posted on 08/25/2013 7:31:13 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: musicman

“What many Egyptians cannot understand is: Why is the U.S. Administration siding with the forces of oppression in their country and assisting with its transformation into a failed state under the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood? These conditions all run contrary to American interests.

In the Middle East, a strong economy, military, and police are the cornerstones of stability. Egypt was the first Arab nation to choose the path of peace with Israel. Egypt is the nerve system of the Arab and the Islamic world. The U.S. has a strong interest in a stable, modern, and prosperous Egypt. It simply cannot be allowed to become another Somalia or Afghanistan, controlled by its own version of the Taliban.

Michael Armanious is a Coptic-American who has written extensively about his homeland, Egypt.”

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3946/muslim-brotherhood-support

great close here from the link.


19 posted on 08/25/2013 7:32:37 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: rodguy911

Thanks for the link!!


20 posted on 08/25/2013 7:36:17 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

No problem here’s hoping Egypt will bring down the regime.


21 posted on 08/25/2013 7:45:27 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: george76

Because Obama and the State Department are living in this dream world, in which they have convinced themselves that there are “moderate” Islamic parties that they can be buddies with - such as the Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey’s ruling party, etc., and thereby solve all the US’ problems in the Middle East. How romantic - Islamics, Christians, all the other religious sects living together in peace. If it weren’t for those obstreperous Jews, Egyptian generals, and some silly little misunderstandings between Shiites and Sunnis, everything would be hunky-dory.

For a while, Obama just loved Erdogan - considered him his best friend - until Erdogan started going batty (such as proclaiming that Israel was responsible for Morsi’s overthrow).

Obama is imprisoned by his ideology.


22 posted on 08/25/2013 8:13:59 PM PDT by BusterBear
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To: george76

Because “democracy” is always better than a military dictatorship...right? It was much better for the democratically elected Hitler to take power than it would have been for the military to rule Germany after Hindenburg died...right? And it is better for all the sub-Saharan African countries to be ruled by kleptocrats and thugs than colonial powers...right? Think that couldn’t happen here? A democratic form of government is only as good as the character of the people who make up the citizenry. A democratically-elected dictator is still a dictator.


23 posted on 08/25/2013 8:31:52 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2

The people of Egypt should understand that basically nobama hates FREEDOM.


24 posted on 08/25/2013 8:40:13 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: george76

Obama protecting his investment.


25 posted on 08/25/2013 9:18:08 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Kill Obamacare not wound it.)
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To: grobdriver

Why? Because we’re not at war with Islam extremists like the Egyptians are. We’re at war with something called “terrorism” instead of terrorists. At the same time we’re at war against “drugs” instead of drug dealers.


26 posted on 08/25/2013 9:35:43 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: george76

I would be so bold as to suggest that 95% of the women that support this have a a clitorectomy performed on them in the intrest of understanding cultural diversity and the equality of all cultures. Also in the interest of this understanding it must be performed without the benefit of anesthesia while they are held immobile by members of their family whom they trusted and loved.

The week after this is done to one of those idiot teachers I will listen to what they think. However a certain percentage will not be able to converse with me as they will be dying from septicemia and septic shock as a result of the clitorectomy performed in a squalid non sterile manner.

What is being done to women in the Arab World can only be described as consummate evil. This leads to another question about the men of Islam. What is in their psychology that would want them to not have their wives and daughters enjoy their God Given Sensuality and gift. I do not understand their thinking.

Where in the hell is the National Organization of Women on this issue???????????????

That 95% figure is from the World Health Organization and not a right wing organization. Click on following link for the stats.

http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/4/07-042093/en/


27 posted on 08/25/2013 10:17:31 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: george76

Closet muzzies really mess things up, huh, Egypt?


28 posted on 08/27/2013 8:51:31 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: george76
They (the Egyptians) should understand what we conservatives do: King Zero is a mooselimb and part of the MB.
29 posted on 08/27/2013 10:35:52 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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