Skip to comments.Officials from Egypt's Brotherhood at White House (Huge Story)
Posted on 04/04/2012 5:01:31 PM PDT by Scythian
White House officials held talks with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington this week, as the Islamist group threw itself into the fray in Egypt's presidential election.
The meeting on Tuesday with low-level National Security Council staff was part of a series of US efforts to broaden engagement with new and emerging political parties following Egypt's revolution last year, a US official said.
The White House pointed out that Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, and other US lawmakers and officials had also met with Brotherhood representatives in Egypt and elsewhere in recent months.
"We believe that it is in the interest of the United States to engage with all parties that are committed to democratic principles, especially nonviolence," said National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor.
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And Obama takes offense when people believe him to be Muslim? It must be contrary to his goals.
The level of odium was quite encouraging, actually !
Take heart y'all .. lotta folks out there besides us who still know treason when they see it.
This reminds me of when Jimmy Carter helped the Shah leave Iran because he thought the Ayatollah was a good man. LOL! FUJC and here we go AGAIN.
Al Quaida *is* the Muslim Brotherhood. AQ’s founders came straight out of that organization, f.exs Zawahiri.
You left out the rest of the world. These maniacs are an existential threat to life on earth. We want to give them the Egyptian military. We’ve got to win this election. Another 4 years of Obama and you might as well just kick over the lamp yourself.
Watch this and then share it:
The Global Threat of the Muslim Brotherhood
"...who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men, have assumed dominion over the faith of others, setting up their own opinions and modes of thinking as the only true and infallible, and as such endeavoring to impose them on others, hath established and maintained false religions over the greatest part of the world, and through all time;...that it is time enough for the rightful purposes of civil government, for its officers to interfere when principles break out into overt acts against peace and good order; and finally, that truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict, unless by human interposition disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate, errors ceasing to be dangerous when it is permitted freely to contradict them. ""I HAVE SWORN UPON THE ALTAR OF GOD ETERNAL HOSTILITY TO EVERY FORM OF TYRANNY OVER THE MIND OF MAN"--The Virginia Act For Establishing Religious Freedom
--Thomas Jefferson, 1786
Why don’t we just build them a billion dollar embassy in the Freedom Tower?
Yeesh, “democracy” and representational government don’t work everywhere, especially in countries that would vote for Islamic radicals.
Instead of pushing for democracy, we should be pushing for the best government possible, no matter what form it’s in. In much of the Islamic world, the best we can hope for is a relatively secular strong-man or king.
Remember when the Muslim Brotherhood was the bad guys?
It was only 2-3 years ago.....
Given the predominant “islamic” culture & mentality in those countries, I don’t know what else we could expect when Mobarak was overthrown.
Btw, the person who assassinated Anwar Sadat belonged to MB or an offshoot of MB. Pretty sure their mentality & tactics haven’t changed much since the 1980s.
Iran is the only country in the world that has now had six elections since the first election of President Khatami (in 1997). (It is) the only one with elections, including the United States, including Israel, including you name it, where the liberals, or the progressives, have won two-thirds to 70 percent of the vote in six elections: Two for president; two for the Parliament, the Majlis; two for the mayoralties. In every single election, the guys I identify with got two-thirds to 70 percent of the vote. There is no other country in the world I can say that about, certainly not my own.
Amir Taheri then writes: So, while millions of Iranians, especially the young, look to the United States as a mode of progress and democracy, a former president of the US looks to the Islamic Republic as his ideological homeland.
But who are the guys Clinton identifies with?
There is, of course, President Muhammad Khatami who, speaking at a conference of provincial governors last week, called for the whole world to convert to Islam.
Human beings understand different affairs within the global framework that they live in, he said. But when we say that Islam belongs to all times and places, it is implied that the very essence of Islam is such that despite changes (in time and place) it is always valid.
There is also Khatamis brother, Muhammad-Reza, the man who, in 1979, led the students who seized the US Embassy in Tehran and held its diplomats hostage for 444 days. There is Massumeh Ebtekar, a poor mans pasionaria who was spokesperson for the hostage-holders in Tehran. There is also the late Ayatollah Sadeq Khalkhali, known to Iranians as Judge Blood. -- Excerpt from Amir Taheris 2009 book The Persian Night, worth reading the page
For some reason they mistake "elections" & semblance of democracy for the real stuff. The willful ignorance is astounding!
Agreed. And, that king or secular strong-man shouldn't be encouraging islam, instead have programs & introduce initiatives, all around & at all levels, that educate & move people away from islamic this & that, be it gradually.
LOL! Love that tag line!
Inquiring minds want to see the recent travel vouchers and logs for Congress the past few months. I want to know who else beside Graham and McCain made these negotiatiating excursions. I know there are some savvy FReepers out there that can find such information or know where to look.
They said McCain was in Egypt, but it appears not all the foreign travel information is available?
What do you expect from Americastan’s top Moo-la. He welcomes his bros. I bet he even wore that curtain and rag hat he did in the photo that goes around the net.
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