Skip to comments.US Reaching Out to Muslim Brotherhood: Report
Posted on 04/03/2005 10:21:48 PM PDT by ColdWarNavyVet_dirsup
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When do we sign up for dhimmi status?
This has to be the most patently absurd idea to have come out of the State Department in a long while. What are these people in State smoking??
I believe the Muslim Brotherhood were Al Qaeda's forebearers. Didn't Aiman al-Zawhiri (AQ #2) come from the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood?
Qat (imported from Yeman)?
i believe so - philosophically they are the same
courtesy of Destro's link to JohnathanGaltfilms.com...
US officials are saying it is difficult to make the connection between a well known terrorist organisation like AlQaeda and the raft of outfits operating in Kashmir,some of them indigenous.
The Indian side has responded that they all come from the
same swamp and have the same ideological orientation.
A terrorist who works for Al-Qaeda one day can be with Al-
Badr the next day and Lashkar-e-Taiba the third. Or the other way around.
"When do we sign up for dhimmi status?"
hmmmm... there's a line in Dearborn, Michigan
or the way things are going in DC, perhaps parts of kongress will soon figure out a way to rake in a percentage...
Hey - it's "democracy" at work, don't you see? It's entirely plausible that the Muslim Brotherhood would win if Egypt held a real election instead of the King Country Washington style elections they've been holding for many decades to keep Mubarak as president.
According to the latest in Wilsonian Foggy Bottom theory, jihadis like the MB and AQ will put down their AK-47s and swords once they start having to run the schools, fix the roads, keep the used-camel salesmen in business, etc. We saw how well that worked with the PA once the Oslo "peace process" set them up in charge of places like Gaza and Ramallah. The Oslo idea worked so well in Gaza and the West Bank (The camel trails in Gaza are surely a model of contemporary infrastructure design!) that the Foggy Bottom gang is now talking to Hamas (Lebanon) and the MB (Egypt) as well.
Liberalism just can't tolerate the idea that there are people who are evil, you see (apart from "vigilantes" with cell phones on the US border, that is). The concept of a huge group of folks who will gladly kill so they can bring the entire planet under Dar-al-Islam is just too hard to take for our professional diplomat corps in Foggy Bottom.
Yup. Al-Qaeda started and still is just a loose association of these type of Muslim organizations.
I think it's actually the reverse. The Muslim Brotherhood started it's activities in the 1920s when Egypt was under British rule.
are you saying that AQ is a MB forebearer?
The MB came before AQ - sort of like how the Nazi SS came from the SA.
Oh, I forgot they are the very few and selected carp of Government!
I know, the first comment was that MB was a AQ forebearer, then he said it was the reverse, so i was just asking for a clarification from him ;-)
No. the opposite. MB is the earlier one (1920s). Al Quaeda (lit: "the Base" or "the foundation") didn't start until 50 years later or so.
probably the same as some of our wonderful guys that ok'ed an admitted MB dude to teach at the Def Lang Insti in Monterey. they later kicked the guy out for being toooo obvious, but for a while it was weird. the guy's name was ali rageb from egypt
was just making sure that's what you meant, check the guy's orig post that you responded to for the source of my confusion...
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