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'Brotherhood sowing subversion in Gulf states'
Jerusalem Post ^ | April 3, 2013 | Reuters

Posted on 04/06/2013 6:18:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

Sunni Muslim-ruled Gulf Arab states are often wary of subversion from their powerful Shi'ite neighbor Iran, but Dubai's veteran police chief reserves most of his wrath for the "dictators" of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Dhahi Khalfan's suspicions focus mostly on the Egyptian branch of the Sunni Islamist organization, propelled to power in the most populous Arab country in elections since the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak in a popular uprising in 2011...

He reiterated charges that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was linked to an alleged plot to topple the UAE government, saying the group's ultimate goal was Islamist rule in all Gulf states.

Khalfan, who has often railed against the Brotherhood on his Twitter account, is one of only a few UAE officials to speak publicly about politics...

Khalfan complained that the West "sympathies, adopts and supports" the Brotherhood, saying he did not understand why...

Khalfan, one of the Gulf's longest serving security officials, defended a trial of the 94 alleged Emirati plotters that human rights groups have criticized as unfair...

UAE newspapers have said the defendants belong to al-Islah, a local Islamist group. Al-Islah says it wants peaceful reforms and has no direct links to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, although it acknowledges that its ideology is similar...

UAE-Egyptian ties have been strained since the fall of Mubarak, an ally of Gulf Arab states and a foe of the Brotherhood, which was founded in Egypt in 1928...

Asked to describe threats to the UAE, Khalfan said at least two Emiratis had gone to Syria to fight for rebels trying to depose President Bashar Assad, but suggested al-Qaida-style militants were not widely supported in the Emirates.

The main Islamist current in the UAE was the Muslim Brotherhood, he said.

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TOPICS: Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; egyptmb; egyptmbgulfstates; israel; muslimbrotherhood; obamasfault; qatar; uaemb; waronterror
Dubai police chief Dahi Khalfan Photo: reuter

Dubai police chief Dahi Khalfan Photo: reuter

1 posted on 04/06/2013 6:18:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

‘Military wing of Hamas training Syrian rebels’

2 posted on 04/06/2013 6:19:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv

This guy had better watch his back.

3 posted on 04/06/2013 6:27:24 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

Obama has his back, trust me.

4 posted on 04/06/2013 6:29:42 PM PDT by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: Cicero; aimhigh

Obama’s got no clear-cut allegiance, which is why he’s so often mistaken for a Muzzie. :’) For four years now, Zero’s been actively working on an American retreat, which makes him popular among the CINOs and FINOs who mostly hang out at Lew Rockwell. He’s also been stirring up massive amounts of violence at home and abroad, stabbing allies and enemies in the back one after the other. By the time we figure out once and for all who he really works for, it’ll be too late.

5 posted on 04/06/2013 6:51:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv

> ...sowing subversion...

They are Muslims, that is what they do.

6 posted on 04/06/2013 6:58:02 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: aimhigh

first move as Iran moves to seize the Gulf. What will Obama do if they act? ZIP! He would call it Democracy in action as the Islamic nut cases turn these places into a desert with a 15th Century Law code.

7 posted on 04/06/2013 7:18:33 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: SunkenCiv

Well, if it comes to that, he is technically a Muslim. He was born of a Muslim father, and adopted by a Muslim stepfather, each of which was sufficient to make him a Muslim. He went to school as a Muslim in Indonesia, and he attended Mosque services. He frequently made that declaration to Allah that makes you a Muslim. And we have no evidence that he was ever baptized as a Christian.

But I would agree that his allegiances are puzzling. I have long wondered whether he sided with the Sunnis or the Shiites, and find it impossible to say. He sides with whichever is convenient. He is a Muslim Brotherhood supporter, as he demonstrated in Egypt and Libya, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that he would support them in every case of internecine infighting among the various Muslim factions and countries.

Historically, Muslims have always enjoyed fighting among themselves when there are no handy infidels to stone, behead, or enslave.

8 posted on 04/06/2013 7:27:34 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
Iran might be a better alternative than the Muslim Brotherhood.

I'm all for the US withdrawing from the Mideast and leaving Iran and the Brotherhood to settle their blood feud amongst themselves.

9 posted on 04/06/2013 8:30:02 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Iran has helped the Muslim Brotherhood. Their common enemies are the US, Israel, and corrupt regimes in the region. Allowing them to have nukes with the premise that they will neutralize each other is insane.

10 posted on 04/13/2013 12:51:19 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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