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Egypt Rushes Toward Sharia and War
Jihad Watch ^ | May 31, 2011 | Robert Spencer

Posted on 05/31/2011 8:30:58 AM PDT by opentalk

How hopelessly at odds with America’s best interests is Barack Obama? Less than two weeks ago he declared his support for “political and economic reform in the Middle East,” warmly endorsing the “Arab Spring” uprisings there. Then Sunday, Muslim Brotherhood Sheikh Hazem Abu Ismail announced his candidacy for the presidency of Egypt, promising to transform Egypt into an Islamic state and go to war with Israel. Reform that would indeed be, but not the kind any American president should be applauding.

Maybe Obama is still listening to his ruinously incompetent Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, who at the height of the Egyptian uprising characterized the Muslim Brotherhood as “largely secular.” Secular they’re not, but they’re certainly influential, and Obama knows it: he specifically requested that Muslim Brotherhood representatives attend his speech in Cairo in June 2009.

Speaking in a mosque on Saturday, Abu Ismail said that he was confident of victory -- precisely because, unlike the other candidates, he presented a clear call to institute Islamic law in Egypt.

...Abu Ismail was sure all Egyptians would love his pro-Sharia platform: “If I could apply sharia in Egypt, all people, including non-Muslims, would applaud me four years later.” He also promised to go to war with Israel: “The Camp David peace treaty is insulting to the Egyptian people, so it must be canceled, and I will do my best to convince people to cancel it.”

...But now it appears that peace with Israel is no longer such a high priority. And it is no wonder that Abu Ismail thinks ripping up the Camp David accords is a winning issue. Last week the Tunisian Muslim Brotherhood leader Rachid Ghannouchi predicted that the “Arab Spring” would lead to the destruction of Israel.

(Excerpt) Read more at humanevents.com ...


TOPICS: Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: brzenzski; egypy; islam; israel; muslimbrotherhood; obama; obamaforeignpolicy; sharia; soebarkah; soros; taxdollars

1 posted on 05/31/2011 8:30:59 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

a dog barks, a fish swims, a muslim wants to eliminate jews....nothing new here. why would anyone expect obama to act differently than he has?


2 posted on 05/31/2011 8:33:48 AM PDT by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: opentalk

Ozero is not “any American President”..


3 posted on 05/31/2011 8:34:16 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: opentalk

Wow. Nobody saw this coming.


4 posted on 05/31/2011 8:34:39 AM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: opentalk

*healine only*

How unexpected.../s


5 posted on 05/31/2011 8:35:31 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: opentalk

Israel will kick their butts again. This time even worse I’m betting.


6 posted on 05/31/2011 8:39:37 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland (!@)
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To: opentalk
These idiots live down river from one of the world's largest manmade lakes.

Few tons of TNT and the Aswan Highdam is toast, and so is the rest of the country.

Egypt cannot afford to fight wars with anyone anymore.

7 posted on 05/31/2011 8:41:00 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: opentalk

Carter may have radicalized one islamic country....Obama will radicalize the rest of them!


8 posted on 05/31/2011 8:42:06 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: opentalk
Egypt Rushes Toward Sharia and War

Rushing to war is probably Israel's only hope, short of divine intervention. Right now the Islaminsts have Iran and Egypt locked up. But Iran can't get at Israel directly due to a US army being in Iraq. Syria is in turmoil and can't be counted on either way. Syria's turmoil greatly reduces the threat from Lebanon. So right now Israel would face Egypt largely one on one. They can win that fight, as they did in 1948, 1956, 1968 and 1973.

What Israel has to fear is a carefully coordinated attack from all directions. They just don't have the population to fight on all fronts for an extended period. But that type of coordination takes time. The islamists need to get the US army out of Iraq allowing Iraq and Iran to join the war. They need to get a compliant government in Syria allowing a second front in the north. If they could overthrow Jordan they could literally attack Israel from every point on the compass. But it will take them at least a year at the current rate to put all that into place. The islamists impatience and overplaying their hand may be the most powerful weapon in Israel's arsenal.
9 posted on 05/31/2011 8:49:48 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: opentalk

and obama just promised them billions...


10 posted on 05/31/2011 8:51:04 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: opentalk

And Obama is pushing to give these people $20 billion for “democratization” with no accountability as to how they spend it.


11 posted on 05/31/2011 8:51:23 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Founding Father
a dog barks, a fish swims, a muslim wants to eliminate jews....nothing new here. why would anyone expect obama to act differently than he has?

from Obama's anti-Israel speech should surpise no one thread

The citizens of the United States elected a President who attended a strict Muslim madrassa (parochial school) for two years. Our current Commander-in Chief, while an impressionable young boy between 6 and 10 years old, bowed down toward Mecca five times a day while praying to Allah. He studied the Koran, including Sura 7:166, Sura 2:65, and Sura 5:60 and its repeated calls for the transformation of Jews into apes and swine.

Barry Soetoro was indoctrinated, as were millions of young Muslim boys, in the same anti-Semitism that has always been taught in the Muslim madrassa's for the past thousand years.

Let's be very clear, Barry Obama surrounds himself with anti-Semitic advisors who relish the elimination of the Jewish state, attended a church for 20 years where the clergy spewed anti-Semitic hate, and now bows, scrapes and sends millions of US taxpayer dollars to Muslim countries and terrorist groups such as Hamas, who are the most lethal anti-Semites on the planet.

I heard a government official from Israel talk about Obama being a Muslim. He said the whole world knows this. Only America denies it.

12 posted on 05/31/2011 8:52:12 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

I see a rug and a broom in this story’s future.


13 posted on 05/31/2011 9:05:12 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Peter from Rutland
Israel will kick their butts again.

Israel will kick their butts again ...... until Israel runs out of the materiel needed to fight and win a major war.

Then, as every major Arab-Israeli War has demonstrated (the most recent Lebanon and Gaza Strip actions were not major wars), Israel will need timely and massive logistics support from the U.S. to survive.

The Yom Kippur War and the Airlift That Saved Israel ..... The Two O'Clock War is a fast-paced, minute-by-minute account of that fateful October when Israel was almost lost, a monumental American airlift saved her ....

The approval of such an airlift will now be in the hands of the cowardly and incompetent Commander-in-Chief that took 16 hours to approve the Osama bin Ladin raid that that been practiced to the last detail and needed only definitive confirmation of Osama bin Ladin's presence and Obama's decision.

As long as Barack Obama sits in the White House, Israel is in very grave danger.

14 posted on 05/31/2011 9:11:43 AM PDT by Polybius
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To: Founding Father

Saw a disturbing report on French TV last night - all about the blasphemy charges accruing against Christians in Pakistan. Basically any muslim can (and does) accuse any Christian of blasphemy in Pakistan.

The Pakistan “street” picks up the gauntlet and starts running around like the crazed monsters that they are and starts looking for heads to cut off on the theory that their moon god must be appeased.

There are apparently a few voices of reason and moderation in Pakistan but they are sadly outnumbered.

The current cause celebre is “Asie Bibi” (I think is the name but maybe in English it would be “Asia Bibi” not sure) a young Christian girl who argued with two muslims over - get this - a glass of water while working in the fields. Now the whole country (just about) wants Asie, her family and any govt. official not in favor of death for infidels - DEAD.

These “people” are monsters.


15 posted on 05/31/2011 9:14:01 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Welcome to the USA - where every day is Backwards Day!)
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To: opentalk

Anyone got Bill Kristol’s email addy? I’ve been waiting for Egypt to fall apart so I can rub his smug little neocon nose in it.


16 posted on 05/31/2011 9:16:34 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: opentalk

.....but, but, but I thought the media said that all that Egyptian’s wanted was freedom and democracy............


17 posted on 05/31/2011 9:19:37 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Paradox: To dumb down the citizenry so they won't think for themselves, the government educates them)
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To: GonzoGOP
...as they did in 1948, 1956, 1968 and 1973.

1967, not 1968. And don't forget the "War of Attrition" in 1969-1970. That was a low-level conflict between Egypt and Israel, but has the distinction of having Israeli fighter pilots kicking Soviet butt. :)
18 posted on 05/31/2011 9:34:01 AM PDT by railroader
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To: circlecity
I assume (hope) Obama needs approval from congress. This will not end well, especially if they are well funded. Not to mention it makes us less secure by adding to our debt

It is as*ine to push the US to borrow more money from China, or print it, so we can spend it on foreign counties. Egypt already has an army funded by us, that may now be in the hands of Muslim Brotherhood. There is something in the Koran about infidels paying a tax to Muslims.

19 posted on 05/31/2011 9:34:25 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: OB1kNOb
.....but, but, but I thought the media said that all that Egyptian’s wanted was freedom and democracy............

Freedom is slavery

20 posted on 05/31/2011 9:40:23 AM PDT by don-o (Free Lazamataz!)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant
Wow. Nobody saw this coming.

You forgot the sarcasm tag...

21 posted on 05/31/2011 9:45:33 AM PDT by GOPJ (youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c www.citizenwarrior.com/2009/05/terrifying-brilliance-of-islam.html)
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