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Egypt’s New Leader Spells Out Terms for U.S.-Arab Ties [Says Respect Islamic Values: Obama Did That!
NYTimes ^ | September 22, 2012 | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and STEVEN ERLANGER

Posted on 09/22/2012 4:13:30 PM PDT by Steelfish

Egypt’s New Leader Spells Out Terms for U.S.-Arab Ties

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and STEVEN ERLANGER September 22, 2012 CAIRO — On the eve of his first trip to the United States as Egypt’s new Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi said the United States needed to fundamentally change its approach to the Arab world, showing greater respect for its values and helping build a Palestinian state, if it hoped to overcome decades of pent-up anger.

The reporters who interviewed President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt will respond to selected questions and comments on Monday. Please post your reactions to the interview and ideas about what you would have asked Mr. Morsi.

A former leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mr. Morsi sought in a 90-minute interview with The New York Times to introduce himself to the American public and to revise the terms of relations between his country and the United States after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, an autocratic but reliable ally.

He said it was up to Washington to repair relations with the Arab world and to revitalize the alliance with Egypt, long a cornerstone of regional stability.

If Washington is asking Egypt to honor its treaty with Israel, he said, Washington should also live up to its own Camp David commitment to Palestinian self-rule. He said the United States must respect the Arab world’s history and culture, even when that conflicts with Western values.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; morsi; morsidictates; morsidictatestoobama; waronterror

1 posted on 09/22/2012 4:13:35 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Translation: “Be good little dhimmis, and we’ll kill you anyway.”


2 posted on 09/22/2012 4:18:51 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Steelfish

They are dictating the rules of the game to us? Oh to have a president with a set.


3 posted on 09/22/2012 4:19:39 PM PDT by doc1019 (Turn Medina into a glass parking lot and all this crap will stop.)
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To: Steelfish

And what if we think the best thing we could do to bring peace to the Middle East is to level it and salt the smoking ground?


4 posted on 09/22/2012 4:22:26 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Steelfish

How about if they want foreign aid WE set the terms?

Sen. Rand Paul Speech on the Senate Floor Regarding Foreign Aid and minimum requirements to get it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JtdY9SGPq5E


5 posted on 09/22/2012 4:26:40 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: doc1019

Wouldn’t it be great to have a President who would say Mr. Morsi take your dictates and shove them up your Muslim Azz.


6 posted on 09/22/2012 4:27:52 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Steelfish

It would be good if DumBO would respect western values.


7 posted on 09/22/2012 4:29:04 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: Lorianne

How about we just turn off the aid. Maybe they can get some from Israel, right after Iran.

We don’t want to be accused of dictating terms.....now do we?

Just turn it off.


8 posted on 09/22/2012 4:34:11 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: himno hero

That’s what I say.

And anyway, the arrangement of donor/recipient is always a dysfunctional one whether in foreign aid or anything else. It is corrosive to both parties.


9 posted on 09/22/2012 4:36:30 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: depressed in 06

It would help if he started respecting Christianity.


10 posted on 09/22/2012 4:38:03 PM PDT by firebasecody (Orthodoxy, proclaiming the Truth since AD 33)
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To: Steelfish

Kill Egypt.

And the Muslim Brotherhood with it.


11 posted on 09/22/2012 4:39:23 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Steelfish
Obama will surrender in every way he can. He will stand with the Muslims when the going gets tough. He is not on our side.
12 posted on 09/22/2012 4:40:11 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Cicero

Three of the 9-11-2001 hi-jackers were Egyptians and two of them were pilots.
https://www.cia.gov/news-information/speeches-testimony/2002/DCI_18_June_testimony_new.pdf

The remaining nationalities, all from our good friend, Saudi Arabia, and one Lesbian. (Lebanese. Never mind.)


13 posted on 09/22/2012 4:41:36 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Steelfish

I believe General McAuliffe said it best


14 posted on 09/22/2012 4:42:05 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: Lorianne

It is worse than that..... funding them is funding this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_Qpy0mXg8Y.

Best short presentation I have seen yet....maybe I have a sheltered life.


15 posted on 09/22/2012 4:47:20 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Steelfish

Now Obama will have to go through with the $1 Billion dollar loan to Egypt to buy submarines to kill Israelis.

If he doesn’t they will kick him out of the Muslim Brotherhood.


16 posted on 09/22/2012 4:56:32 PM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: Steelfish
If Washington is asking Egypt to honor its treaty with Israel, he said, Washington should also live up to its own Camp David commitment to Palestinian self-rule. He said the United States must respect the Arab world’s history and culture, even when that conflicts with Western values.

He slipped up...."we must respect the Arab world history" ?

Is he an Arab first or an Egyptian first ?

Arab world history means the reinstatement of the Caliphate...

Palestinian self-rule ?

Gaza is run by the diaperheads, not a Jew in sight...West bank....Good luck there ...The Jewish people will never let the palis rule it...

17 posted on 09/22/2012 4:59:44 PM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Steelfish; All
"Egypt’s New Leader Spells Out
Terms for U.S.-Arab Ties"
[Says Respect Islamic Values)


18 posted on 09/22/2012 5:00:15 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: Steelfish

And all the while, Bibi waits.


19 posted on 09/22/2012 5:01:29 PM PDT by Shqipo (I am AttackWatch parolee #1,237. I am breaking my parole once more.)
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To: Steelfish

And all the while, Bibi waits.


20 posted on 09/22/2012 5:01:40 PM PDT by Shqipo (I am AttackWatch parolee #1,237. I am breaking my parole once more.)
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To: Cicero
Obama will probably bow and kiss his hand. I'd tell him to go to hell.
21 posted on 09/22/2012 5:02:43 PM PDT by BMC1 (OBAMA IS A THUG RUNNING A GANGSTER GOVERNMENT)
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To: Steelfish
On the eve of his first trip to the United States

Are you kidding me????

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22 posted on 09/22/2012 5:13:48 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: Steelfish
No Comments

The reporters who interviewed President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt
will respond to selected questions and comments on Monday.
Please post your reactions to the interview and ideas about
what you would have asked Mr. Morsi.


Even comments following this story in the NYT will be carefully censored so as not to agitate Ali Babba.
23 posted on 09/22/2012 5:26:50 PM PDT by jobim (.)
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To: Steelfish

This is what you get from all the scraping and bowing, from the bower-in-chief. A FAILED Middle-East policy. Major fail and big embarrassment to this country.


24 posted on 09/22/2012 5:31:19 PM PDT by Moorings
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To: BMC1; All
"Obama will probably bow and kiss his hand...
..and THEN start to....

25 posted on 09/22/2012 5:33:42 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: Steelfish
Hackers need to start targeting Egypt like they have Iran, but with the twist to have pop up cartoons and posts about Muhammad all over their social networks and government sites. They should get just as much respect as they give to Christians and Jews and not a bit more.
26 posted on 09/22/2012 5:50:21 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: musicman

Oh yikes! Ya made me look.


27 posted on 09/22/2012 5:59:02 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Steelfish

Cut all there funding NOW


28 posted on 09/22/2012 6:05:50 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Steelfish

What values would those be? How about the values that allow Muslims to rape women and little boys with the blessings of the religion? How about their values that allow them to kill their wives and children? How about their anti Christian and anti Jew values, should we respect those? How about jihad..., kidnapping, beheading, brutalizing? The whole Allah is a god, and Mohammad is his pervert thing can be respected with a snicker, we can even give them a pass on the koran, as theological pornography for a largely illiterate Islamic world. We don’t get the whole 72 black eyed virgins, the killing infidels for spiritual points or, scoring a pass for sinning relatives by killing innocents, but that’s because we haven’t taken the time to see the bigger picture of Islam. We can’t appreciate the poverty, the drudgery, the oppression, the regression of society, the destruction of society, and all the darkness Islam brings. It sucks, but we’ll do our best to respect it.


29 posted on 09/22/2012 6:11:27 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Cicero
“He said it was up to Washington to repair relations with the Arab world and to revitalize the alliance with Egypt, long a cornerstone of regional stability.” Repair what relations? They were destroyed when the “Arab world” blew up our people, killed our ambassador, started working on nuclear weapons, slaughtered their own, protected osama, declared war on America.
30 posted on 09/22/2012 6:12:51 PM PDT by davyc
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To: SaraJohnson

31 posted on 09/22/2012 6:23:14 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: Steelfish
FUE.

FUM.

32 posted on 09/22/2012 6:24:17 PM PDT by Lazamataz (RAGE MONKEY RULEZ!!!)
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To: musicman
Love it.

Purely evil.

Your progress is amazing, young Padawan.


33 posted on 09/22/2012 6:27:19 PM PDT by Lazamataz (RAGE MONKEY RULEZ!!!)
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To: Lazamataz

34 posted on 09/22/2012 6:31:21 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: Steelfish

The Obama campaign couldn’t have crafted this interview better( oh, what am I saying?) No inconvenient questions, like, “Will you continue to allow Iranian warships free passage through the Suez canal?” Or even, “Do you believe that the move “The innocence of Moslems” had anything to do with the attack on the embassy?” “Did you see it coming as a memorial to the 9/11 attacks?” “Will you continue to demand the release of the blind sheik?”


35 posted on 09/22/2012 6:44:23 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Steelfish

Anybody have Morsi’s e-mail address?


36 posted on 09/22/2012 6:46:37 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Steelfish

Islamists can take their pent up anger and shove it. When is the United States going to declare war on Libya and Egypt? We should invade, overthrow their governments, and take their oil until our costs are repaid from sucking up to the islamist ingrates.


37 posted on 09/22/2012 7:29:22 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Steelfish

Hey Morsi: Pound sand! (You’ve got enough of it.)


38 posted on 09/22/2012 8:28:55 PM PDT by pankot
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