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'Gaza ceasefire gave Morsi green light for drastic action' (Just another terrorist dictator)
RT ^ | 11/23/2012 | staff

Posted on 11/23/2012 12:05:16 PM PST by tobyhill

A day after Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi brokered a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, he widely expanded his own powers. It’s been met with both approval and anger, with accusations that he cares only about his followers, not all Egyptians.

Clashes between Morsi's supporters and opponents swept the nation on Friday, with police firing tear gas at demonstrators in Cairo.

Rallies sprung up in several different cities, after Morsi signed a controversial decree expanding his powers – a move that has divided the country on whether the leader has the right to do so. And as the controversy around Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood continues to mount, many are quick to compare him to toppled leader Hosni Mubarak.

“Even people who did not vote for him tried to give him a chance, but found that he’s no different than Mubarak in foreign policy,” Said Sadek, a professor of political sociology at American University, told RT.

Sadek’s view is shared by Mark Almond, professor of international relations at Bilkent University in Turkey. “He’s becoming a devout version of Mubarak, one might say at first sight. He organized the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza and almost 24 hours later, he’s effectively declaring himself the absolute ruler of Egypt – for the coming period, anyway,” Almond told RT.

Morsi brokered a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas two days ago. The move was welcomed by Washington, which reportedly talked Tel Aviv into giving it a shot.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: egypt; egyptmb; gazaceasefire; mohammedmorsi; morsi; morsidictator; muslimbrotherhood; waronterror

1 posted on 11/23/2012 12:05:21 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Can genocide be far behind?


2 posted on 11/23/2012 12:10:45 PM PST by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: tobyhill
So Hussein succeeded in replacing a dictator who was (more or less) an ally in the war on terror with a dictator who is not.
3 posted on 11/23/2012 12:13:24 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: New Jersey Realist

Is it true that the U.S. has promised to send U.S. troops to the Sinai?

This is what the rumors are.


4 posted on 11/23/2012 12:15:16 PM PST by silentknight
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To: silentknight

Obama - troops to Sinai

http://rt.com/usa/news/ceasefire-us-sinai-israel-435/


5 posted on 11/23/2012 12:16:24 PM PST by silentknight
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To: New Jersey Realist

The Arab spring has sprung.

Morsi has gone from having very little power to now absolute control. The firing squads should start any day now.

Make no mistake. Obama’s support for the Arab spring has always been about installing sharia in the mideast and now it is obvious that if Obama gets his way, the days of Israel existing are numbered.


6 posted on 11/23/2012 12:17:17 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: tobyhill

Obama to Morsi:

“How could I deny you the very power I seek for myself, in my country?”


7 posted on 11/23/2012 12:17:29 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: tobyhill

and the MB march goes on -

and the prime enablers - Obama and Clinton


8 posted on 11/23/2012 12:20:00 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: tobyhill
Mubarak was Carter's dictator, and now Morsi is Obama's dictator.

What's the difference?

-PJ

9 posted on 11/23/2012 12:24:59 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Mubarak was Carter's dictator, and now Morsi is Obama's dictator.

Huh? Mubarak replaced Sadat in 1981.

10 posted on 11/23/2012 12:26:51 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: tobyhill

Nearly all of the “rulers” of muslim countries are tyrannical dictators.

Why is this supposed to be such a big deal?


11 posted on 11/23/2012 12:27:57 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: dfwgator
Huh? Mubarak replaced Sadat in 1981.

Yes, by assassination. Mubarak was Sadat's Vice President during the Camp David accords between Carter, Sadat, and Begin.

Therefore, even though he took power 10 months into Reagan's presidency, he's Carter's legacy.

Just like how 9/11 occurred 9 months into Bush's presidency, but was really Clinton's legacy.

-PJ

12 posted on 11/23/2012 12:31:58 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: tobyhill; penelopesire; Jet Jaguar; holdonnow; Hannity; rush; kristinn; RaceBannon; ...

Well, he did say “Never let a crisis go to waste”.

Wait a minute...

OT:

Hey Toby (and the usual suspects), did you see this?

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/11/palestinian-islamic-jihad-leader-we-received-our-fajr-5-missiles-from-iran-video/


13 posted on 11/23/2012 12:32:14 PM PST by AliVeritas (God's will be done. Pray, Pray, Pray, Penance, Penance, Penance.)
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To: DustyMoment
It's nothing new but it is a big deal in that Obama promised the Arab Spring was all about spreading Democracies throughout the Middle-East and Africa.
14 posted on 11/23/2012 12:41:38 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Coming soon to Libya. Another 0bungle’s success.


15 posted on 11/23/2012 12:55:56 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: everyone

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16 posted on 11/23/2012 1:00:39 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: tobyhill

I wonder what we paid Morsi for brokering that cease fire?

LMAO that Egyptians thought they would be doing better with this Muslim Revolutionary.

This is the result of Obama sticking his nose where it didn’t belong.


17 posted on 11/23/2012 1:05:57 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Something does not make sense

How did Hillary Clinton show up in the Middle East and two days later Egypt falls apart. There has to be a lot more to the story.

Someone needs to put the pieces of this puzzle together.


18 posted on 11/23/2012 1:09:18 PM PST by silentknight
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To: tobyhill
It's nothing new but it is a big deal in that Obama promised the Arab Spring was all about spreading Democracies throughout the Middle-East and Africa.

And, we quickly discovered that the Arab spring was never about democracy.

If Obama says that's what it's about, that's the first clue that that's NOT what it's about.

19 posted on 11/23/2012 1:16:06 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Delta Dawn

Exactly.


20 posted on 11/23/2012 1:43:58 PM PST by AliVeritas (God's will be done. Pray, Pray, Pray, Penance, Penance, Penance.)
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To: Venturer

With the exception of Iran.

He said he didn’t get into other countries business.


21 posted on 11/23/2012 1:50:33 PM PST by AliVeritas (God's will be done. Pray, Pray, Pray, Penance, Penance, Penance.)
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To: tobyhill

If the damned fools lose a dictator they will just elect another one, they must like them.


22 posted on 11/23/2012 1:56:55 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment,a Matter of Fact,Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: tobyhill

The Arab Spring is about replacing relatively moderate Muslim dictators with radical Muslim dictators. Sure, some elections happen in the middle of the process, but that’s the way things inevitably end up. Those people are in a fundamentalist medieval phase and will be for some time. They are not, in the least bit, ready for democracy.


23 posted on 11/23/2012 2:07:55 PM PST by BearArms
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To: silentknight
Obama - troops to Sinai

http://rt.com/usa/news/ceasefire-us-sinai-israel-435/

Oh my, I don't want to hear of our men and women caught in the crossfire, not even the CCCP backing Nasser was that stupid. Obama has no clue the God of israel kinda sorts doesn't like Egypt and their SCarabs. In fact even though Obama voted god out of his "big house," God said, this:

Psa 2:1 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? Psa 2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Psa 2:3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. Psa 2:4 He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. Psa 2:5 Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. Psa 2:6 Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. Psa 2:7 I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. Psa 2:8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Psa 2:9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. Psa 2:10 Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. Psa 2:11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Psa 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

24 posted on 11/23/2012 3:04:04 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: AliVeritas

He lies.


25 posted on 11/23/2012 3:20:08 PM PST by Venturer
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks tobyhill.
A day after Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi brokered a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, he widely expanded his own powers. It's been met with both approval and anger, with accusations that he cares only about his followers, not all Egyptians.
Next summer when the uniformed "unarmed" youth cadres start marching in the streets of every US town, no one will give a sh!t about Egyptians, Coptic or otherwise.


26 posted on 11/23/2012 3:29:54 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: New Jersey Realist

“Can genocide be far behind?”

Can billions of dollars in foreign aid from Zero be far behind?


27 posted on 11/23/2012 9:02:58 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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