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  • Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood 'trying to rig poll with gifts'

    11/29/2011 10:26:43 PM PST · by george76 · 12 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | 29 Nov 2011
    The Muslim Brotherhood was today accused of attempting to rig Egypt's election by handing out gifts and food at polling stations in a desperate attempt to win power. the Islamist party, which is expected to secure a large share of the votes, had a strong presence both inside and outside polling stations. Onlookers claimed some Brotherhood groups were allowed to set up tables with laptop computers in order to show "people how to vote". ... The Freedom and Justice Party (Muslim Brotherhood) are the most organised party right now
  • Muslim Brotherhood Raising Jordan to Boiling Point

    11/29/2011 9:30:56 AM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 9 replies
    Arutz-7 / Israel National News ^ | 29NOV2011 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Swarms of refugees from Iraq and Syria, along with the rising Muslim Brotherhood, may bring the Arab Spring to Jordan. A growing reality of the nightmare of refugees from Iraq, from the Palestinian Authority (PA) and from Syria swarming across the borders to Jordan, along with the growingly influential Muslim Brotherhood, threaten the kingdom’s stability, researchers report. “Within the Kingdom and across three of its borders, unfolding developments carry far reaching implications for the region in general and Jordan’s stability in particular,” according to Oded Eran of the Institute for National Securities Studies (INSS). King Abdullah faced minor but unusual...
  • The Future of Egypt

    11/23/2011 9:00:38 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 2 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    In the wake of the latest instability everyone has an opinion on the future of Egypt. But the future of Egypt is the past, not the distant past of its pre-Arab culture, but a repetition of the last century. In a region that has never escaped from the past, history is not a road, it is a circle. Travel far enough along it and you come back to where you were. There was once a time when the UK thought that Egypt and Jordan were the best regional prospects, but instead of becoming Arabic accented versions of Albion, today it...
  • Saudi Journalist: Let’s Just Call It the Muslim Brotherhood Spring, Already

    11/14/2011 9:15:05 AM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 11/14/11 | Joel B. Pollak
    Saudi journalist Mshari Al-Zaydi wonders in an Al-Arabiya commentary why we don’t dispense with the euphemisms, and call the Arab Spring what it is quickly becoming: the Muslim Brotherhood Spring. That should not have been a surprise, Al-Zaydi notes: Shock is acceptable if one is surprised by something completely unexpected… I recall how many Arab writers at the beginning of this year – the year of the Arab Spring – prophesied that what we were witnessing were uprisings staged by non-political civilians and youth, and claimed that not a single radical or ideological slogan was chanted in Cairo’s Tahrir Square,...
  • Virginia Senate candidate Tim Kaine speaks at dinner honoring top Muslim Brotherhood official

    10/26/2011 9:19:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    jihad watch ^ | 10/26/11 | staff
    In "An Explanatory Memorandum on the General Strategic Goal for the Brotherhood in North America," by Mohamed Akram, May 19, 1991, Muslim Brotherhood operatives in the U.S. are told that they "must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and "sabotaging" its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers so that it is eliminated and God's religion is made victorious over all other religions." In "Virginia Senate Candidate Honors Hamas Associate" at FrontPage, October 25, Ryan Mauro discusses yet another American politician...
  • Michelle Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood

    09/18/2011 8:47:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/18/11 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    With the news that "[i]nfiltration of the federal government by members of the radical Muslim Brotherhood is worse than some have warned," it should come as no surprise that while Obama has been courting Muslim Brotherhood operatives, his wife has also gotten into the act. According to the toolkit site, "[t]he Let's Move! initiative, started by First Lady Michelle Obama, has an ambitious national goal of addressing the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today reach a healthy adulthood. Let's Move! engages every sector impacting the health of children and provides schools, families, and communities...
  • Exclusive: Is the Muslim Brotherhood Coming to Brooklyn?

    07/02/2011 10:10:06 AM PDT · by tutstar · 29 replies · 1+ views
    CBN ^ | June 30 2011 | Erick Stakelbeck
    On a day where we learn that the Obama administration is formally reaching out to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, I have a new report that shows the extent of the Brotherhood's presence right here in America. The Muslim American Society (MAS)--a group whose leaders admit was created by Brotherhood members--is building a very expensive mega-mosque on a quiet residential street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Neighbors are up in arms. I was recently on the ground in Brooklyn to talk to them and report on the mosque's Brotherhood connections. Watch my exclusive report by clicking on the viewer below.
  • Muslim Brotherhood Leader Caught Lying While Swearing to God

    06/19/2011 3:00:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    right side news ^ | 6/19/11 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Sobhi Saleh, a top Muslim Brotherhood leader who was elected by Egypt's Supreme Council to be on the constitution amendment committee, recently gave a speech wherein he insisted that Brotherhood men should only marry Brotherhood women, since they are "superior" to other Muslim women in Egypt—and so they can "produce little Brotherhood kids." He also likened Egyptian secularists to atheists (that is, infidels) and referred to Egyptians disagreeing with the Brotherhood as qaum lut, the "People of Lot," the Koran's unflattering appellation for sexually depraved societies. Muslim Brotherhood leader and liar, Sobhi SalehTo "clarify" his position, which he received some...
  • Weiner's inlaws tied to Muslim Brotherhood?

    06/16/2011 7:21:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | June 16, 2011
    Weiner's inlaws tied to Muslim Brotherhood? Are Anthony Weiner's inlaws tied to the Muslim Brotherhood? That's what this report claims (Hat Tip: Sunlight). What has not been validated by western media – which has been confirmed by Arab sources – is that Huma has a brother named Hassan Abedin who is a fellow with the Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies (OCIS). This adds to strong evidence that an extremely reputable British institution has been infiltrated. The OCIS consists of an increasing number of Muslim Brotherhood members who sit on the Board. OCIS has Al-Qaeda godfather, Omar Naseef as well as...
  • Obama's Boys: Muslim Brotherhood official tells Washington Post that US, Europe "exported Hitler's..

    05/15/2011 11:52:38 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    atlas shrugs ^ | 5/15/11 | Pamela Geller
    Obama's Muslim boys in the hood are flexing their muscles in Egypt. Thanks to President Obama. If it's "stolen land" that the murderous, bloodthirsty crybabies are whining about, I'd think twice -- everywhere they are is stolen, if you want to be tehnically and historically accurate. Before Muhammad slaughtered, expelled and annihilated the tribes of Medina, that was Jewish land. How Muslims stole Jewish Property: As Muslims mark 'Nakba Day,' history shows Jews were dispossessed of all their assets after escaping Muslim countries between 1944-1964 As for Hitler's conflict, once again the whitewashers forget the leading role that the grand...
  • Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood to contest half of parliament seats

    05/01/2011 9:05:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 5/1/11 | Reuters
    Parliamentary elections in Egypt are scheduled for September; Muslim Brotherhood regraded as the most organized political force in Egypt in the post-Mubarak era. The Muslim Brotherhood said on Saturday it will contest up to half the parliamentary seats in elections scheduled for September. But the group said it will not field a candidate for the position of president in an election due to held after the parliamentary vote.
  • U.S. government has no strategy to deal with Muslim Brotherhood

    04/14/2011 10:47:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4/14/11 | Eli Lake
    The federal government has no strategy to counter the Muslim Brotherhood at home or abroad, according to the chairwoman of the House panel that oversees counterintelligence and terrorism. “The federal government does not have a comprehensive or consistent strategy for dealing with the Muslim Brotherhood and its affiliated groups in America,” Rep. Sue Wilkins Myrick said during a hearing Wednesday. “Nor does it have a strategy for dealing with the Brotherhood in Egypt or the greater Middle East.” The North Carolina Republican is chairwoman of the House Intelligence subcommittee on terrorism, human intelligence, analysis and counterintelligence. Mrs. Myrick said at...
  • U.S. Policy and the Muslim Brotherhood (Liberal fantasy alert)

    04/14/2011 9:10:05 AM PDT · by Signalman · 1 replies ^ | 4/14/2011 | Nathan J. Brown
    As Egypt transitions to democracy, the once-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood is looking to play a more active role in the nation’s political life. In testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, Nathan J. Brown explains why the Brotherhood does not pose a security threat to the United States and should be welcomed as a legitimate political actor. U.S. Policy Recommendations: * Recognize the Brotherhood’s political maturity: Despite its radical roots, the Muslim Brotherhood has clearly and consistently renounced violence for decades and is deeply committed to peaceful political change. U.S. policy and rhetoric should reflect this reality. * Support political integration: American...
  • Civil War In A Tribal Society We Don't Know

    03/22/2011 9:00:47 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Investors Business Daily ^ | Mar 21, 2011 | GEORGE F. WILL
    Civil War In A Tribal Society We Don't Know By GEORGE F. WILL Posted 03/21/2011 05:45 PM ET The missile strikes that inaugurated America's latest attempt at regime change were launched 29 days before the 50th anniversary of another such — the Bay of Pigs of April 17, 1961. Then the hubris of American planners was proportional to their ignorance of everything relevant, from Cuban sentiment to Cuba's geography. The fiasco was a singularly feckless investment of American power. Does practice make perfect? In today's episode, America has intervened in a civil war in a tribal society, the dynamics of...
  • Obama explains Libya mission to Congress

    03/21/2011 1:58:59 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 121 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 21, 2011 | Greg Sargent
    The lack of clarity surrounding the mission ordered by Obama in Libya has triggered criticism from both parties, with Republicans demanding that he clarify its aims and some Democrats insisting that the President was Constitutionally required to seek Congressional authorization before ordering the invasion. Obama has now sent a letter to leaders of Congress defining the mission, in keeping with the War Powers Resolution of 1973 requiring a report to Congress within 48 hours of commencing military action, and it contains rebuttals of both lines of criticism. Obama is taking criticism from the right for failing to articulate “regime change”...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Calls for War on Israel

    03/15/2011 10:45:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    charisma ^ | 3/15/11 | Jennifer LeClaire
    Despite some skeptics, many Islam watchers report that the Muslim Brotherhood is an extremist group—and no friend of Israel. Now, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is forming a political party called Freedom and Justice. Sa`d al-Katatni has been asked to lead the charge. This is a significant development because it marks the first time in the nearly century-long history of the Muslim Brotherhood that it has successfully organized a political party.
  • NPR exec caught on tape saying he would hide donation from Muslim Brotherhood from government

    03/11/2011 7:25:49 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/11/2011 | Rick Moran
    Lenin was reported to have said that "Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them." I got that feeling reading this story in the Daily Caller about another NPR executive saying something outrageous. This time, Betsy Liley, a senior vice president for Institutional Giving promised a fictitious front group for the Muslim Brotherhood that NPR could shield their $5 million donation from a government audit, thus making the donation invisible: When a man posing as Ibrahim Kasaam asked, "It sounded like you were saying NPR would be able to shield us from a government audit, is...
  • FBI: Muslim Brotherhood deeply rooted inside U.S.

    02/22/2011 3:06:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    wnd ^ | 2/21/11 | Paul Sperry
    Terror-support group controls most Islamic groups, mosques in America WASHINGTON – Staff investigators with the House and Senate intelligence committees say they are probing the domestic security threat posed by the radical Muslim Brotherhood and, specifically, whether Brotherhood operatives have penetrated the U.S. government. The true nature, ambitions and global reach of the Cairo-based Muslim Brotherhood suddenly have become the focus of debate in Washington, following unrest in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East. As the Muslim Brotherhood threatens to effectively replace Egypt's secular, pro-Western regime, the tentacles of its worldwide jihadist movement have reached deep into the...
  • Muslim Brotherhood stakes its turf as part of Egypt's opposition

    02/18/2011 9:02:56 AM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    The Australian ^ | February 19, 2011 | John Lyons
    IN an old apartment building in the south of Cairo, along the Nile River, the Muslim Brotherhood is planning Egypt's future...Although banned, the Muslim Brotherhood is Egypt's best-organised opposition group... it was from the Muslim Brotherhood that Hamas - the militant Palestinian group that runs Gaza - developed. The Muslim Brotherhood's view on the possible introduction of Sharia law - strict Islamic law - is creating much interest in a country with a traditionally secular government. Refat Abdo Said, looking to run as a Muslim Brotherhood candidate, backs Sharia law for Muslims and non-Muslims...What about equality between men and women?...
  • Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood plans political party

    02/15/2011 9:01:09 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 12/15/11 | Lee Keath & Hamza Hendawi
    CAIRO - Egypt's long banned Muslim Brotherhood said Tuesday it intends to form a political party once democracy is established, as the country's new military rulers launched a panel of experts to amend the country's constitution enough to allow democratic elections later this year. The panel is to draw up changes at a breakneck pace - within 10 days - to end the monopoly that ousted President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party once held, which it ensured through widespread election rigging. The initial changes may not be enough for many in Egypt calling for the current constitution,
  • The Muslim Brotherhood Inside the Conservative Movement

    02/14/2011 11:38:04 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 2/14/11 | David Horowitz
    Our country finds itself at a troubling crossroads. We confront challenges from forces that are opposed to its very existence as the nation our founders created. These forces are secular and religious and are poised to attack the foundations of our nation both at home and abroad. In facing them conservatives have a special responsibility as a patriotic vanguard dedicated to the principles that have made America what it is, and who are willing to confront the enemies that seek to destroy her. At home the adversary calls itself a progressive movement but its goal is to transform America into...
  • Sen. McCain: We Shouldn’t Dictate What Role The ‘Muslim Brotherhood’ Takes In Egypt

    02/14/2011 9:21:24 AM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies · 2+ views
    Mediaite ^ | 2/14/11 | Matt Schneider
    Republican Senator John McCain appeared on Face the Nation this morning and was happy with the news from Egypt so far, but stressed the importance of there being free and fair elections in the country. Most interestingly though, he did not take a tough stand against inclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood in that process, departing from the view of some his Republican colleagues. McCain elaborated: “We have reasons to be concerned about the Muslim Brotherhood, but at the same time for us to dictate what the role they should play in a way may be harmful to us
  • Freedom Radio Rocks CAIRfare TONIGHT 8 pm EST TONIGHT!

    02/13/2011 1:24:29 PM PST · by HonestConservative · 7 replies
    Freedom Radio Rocks ^ | February 2, 2011 | HonestConservative
    Can't tell you more, you have to be there! Do NOT miss tonight's show. No joke. 646 478 5613 Call in between 8 pm and 10 pm est.
  • The Reality of the Muslim Brotherhood

    02/12/2011 12:40:34 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 4 replies
    Faces ^ | Tarek Heggy
    The Muslim Brotherhood was launched in 1928 to restore a caliphate, a global religious government aimed at fighting the “non-believers” (specifically, Christians, Hindus, and Jews) and at spreading Islam. The group opposed the existence of any secular states in all Muslim societies throughout the Middle East. The Brotherhood killed Egypt’s Prime Minister Mahmud Fahmi Nuqrashi in 1948 and plotted to kill President Gamal Abdel Nasser in the early 1950s. An offshoot group, Islamic Jihad, led by Ayman al-Zawahiri, later Osama bin Laden’s number-two man, assassinated Egyptian President Anwar Al-Sadat in 1981 and tried to kill President Hosni Mubarak in 1995....
  • Forget the Facebook idealists. It's the Brotherhood we should fear

    02/10/2011 9:31:15 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 5 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | By Richard Pendlebury | By Richard Pendlebury
    For an organisation that claims a following of millions and is feared by most Arab leaders – and many in the West – it is a very discreet HQ. My path there takes me up the cramped and dusty staircase of an apartment block overlooking the Nile in the Giza district of Cairo. Only a small sticker, which someone has tried to tear off, tells me that I am in the right place.
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Strategy in Egypt

    02/10/2011 12:39:53 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 2/10/11 | Eric Trager
    The Muslim Brotherhood's Strategy in Egypt"This is a revolution for all Egyptians--it's not ours" By Eric Trager Feb 10 2011, 9:15 AM ET Some Americans fear that Egypt in 2011 could repeat Iran in 1979, when a small group of religious fanatics hijacked a revolution. They see another popular uprising overtaking a much-hated, U.S.-backed dictator. They know that the strongest opposition group is the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist movement that is unfriendly to the United States (In my years of interviewing Brotherhood leaders, I've almost never heard one say anything friendly about the U.S., which they regard with open and...
  • Suez Canal Eyed by Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood for Shutdown

    02/10/2011 12:25:26 PM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Associated Content ^ | 2/10/11 | Elizabeth Delaney
    Suez Canal Eyed by Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood for ShutdownElizabeth Delaney, Yahoo! Contributor Network Feb 10, 2011 It is perhaps one of Israel's worst nightmares that the Muslim Brotherhood would come to power in Egypt and shut down the Suez Canal. Such a notion would also apply to United States and much of the global economy, seeing as not only is oil shipped through the Suez, but so are items encompassing about 8 percent of globally traded products, according to a Tuesday World Net Daily article. Nevertheless, the concern regarding threats to the Suez Canal became more of a reality when...
  • Muslim Brotherhood text reveals scope of radical creed

    02/08/2011 8:44:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/8/11 | Oren Kessler
    Translated by Palestinian Media Watch, book details group’s goal of global Islamic conquest. One of the greatest beneficiaries of the unrest in Egypt has been the Muslim Brotherhood. Banned but tolerated for decades by successive Egyptian regimes, the Islamist movement is now emerging as a central player in the country’s resurgent opposition. On Tuesday, two Brotherhood representatives participated in an opposition delegation that met with Vice President Omar Suleiman for the first set of talks over implementing political reforms. Pundits have portrayed the Brotherhood as uncompromising zealots or beneficent providers of social services that long-deprived Egyptians desperately need. But a...
  • Muslim Brotherhood To Christiane Amanpour: What Extremism?

    02/07/2011 6:53:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    big jouirnalism ^ | 2/7/11 | P.J. Salvatore
    A leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt told the Arabic-language Iranian news network Al-Alam on Monday that he would like to see the Egyptian people prepare for war against Israel, according to the Hebrew-language business newspaper Calcalist. Muhammad Ghannem reportedly told Al-Alam that the Suez Canal should be closed immediately and that the flow of gas from Egypt to Israel should cease “in order to bring about the downfall of the Mubarak regime.” “The people should be prepared for war against Israel,” he said, adding that the world should understand that “the Egyptian people are prepared for anything...
  • Tide turns in favour of Egypt's Brotherhood in revolt

    02/07/2011 12:17:51 PM PST · by jda · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters - Africa ^ | 06 February 2011 | Samia Nakhoul
    Lessons in Islam: "Many Brotherhood leaders, most of whom have been jailed for years, believe that the future is for Islam as long as they are patient, determined and resolute. "They are confident that Islam and sharia (Islamic law) will eventually rule and they are working to achieve that goal." {emphasis added}
  • Hillary and the Muslim Brotherhood

    02/06/2011 11:31:42 AM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2/6/2011 | M Catherie Evans
    Why would a proto-feminist Secretary of State be silent on the very real potential of a patriarchal Islamist system like the Muslim Brotherhood gaining power in Egypt? Hillary Clinton's deafening silence in full view of her boss's Muslim sympathies as well as her own complicity in dialoguing with those who wish to subjugate women worldwide has left even die-hard Hillary supporters baffled and disgusted. From Reverend Amy at noquarterusa: How can Secretary Clinton continue to support President Obama in his push for the Muslim Brotherhood to be involved in governing Egypt? The Muslim Brotherhood wants to implement Sharia Law, for...
  • A moving letter from Salim Mansur

    02/06/2011 10:15:21 AM PST · by ventanax5 · 3 replies
    Ricochet ^ | Salim
    Below is my column from today on Egypt. Since I do not have an opportunity to write in public more than one column per week, I am limited to what I can say. Extremely distressed by the crew in Washington, and in most European capitals. Media is so corrupted by left-leaning thinking that there is not much of an analysis to be expected in the media that is now competing with facebook, twitters, etc. The dumbing down of thinking is itself a huge problem the West is facing now as it tries pathetically to undertstand/explain politics and history of other...
  • Egypt Watching [Who is the Muslim Brotherhood?]

    02/05/2011 3:47:32 PM PST · by grumpa · 1+ views
    WORLD magazine ^ | February 3, 2011 | Marvin Olasky
    Like many of you, I’ve been trying to learn more about the mysterious Muslim Brotherhood that is now playing a large behind-the-scenes role in Egyptian politics. Here are five items of interest:
  • Get Ready for the Muslim Brotherhood

    02/04/2011 9:03:39 AM PST · by Qbert · 12 replies
    NYT ^ | 2/3/2011 | AYAAN HIRSI ALI
    WASHINGTON — In 1985, as a teenager in Kenya, I was an adamant member of the Muslim Brotherhood. Seventeen years later, in 2002, I took part in a political campaign to win votes for the conservative party in the Netherlands. Those two experiences gave me some insights that I think are relevant to the current crisis in Egypt. They lead me to believe it is highly likely but not inevitable that the Muslim Brotherhood will win the elections to be held in Egypt this coming September. [Snip] The secular democrats’ next challenge is the Brotherhood. They must waste no time...
  • The Arab Street Revolt and the Brotherhood: This Time It’s Different

    02/03/2011 7:15:22 AM PST · by octavius21 · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 3, 2011 | Steven Simpson
    When Mohamed Bouazzi of Tunisia immolated himself on December 17, 2010, the incident barely was mentioned in most news media. After all, who cared about a troubled and insulted man with economic hardships in the barely known Maghrebi (North African) country of Tunisia? But Bouazzi’s desperate act has set off a chain reaction in the Arab world that will either lead to a domino effect of democracy for the Arab peoples, or an Islamist resurrection that has not been seen in centuries. And now with the downfall of Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, it appears that the Ikhwan al-Muslimun (the Muslim...
  • Egypt: “Lost,” or Found?

    02/02/2011 1:44:21 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 13 replies
    Andrew Bostom ^ | Andrew Bostom
    Across the political spectrum, the punditry has been sharing its profound analytical wisdom on the Egyptian protests, and resultant political turmoil. Two dominant themes have emerged from these analyses: delusive celebratory predictions about the “democratic” uprising in Egypt from both mainstream (i.e., Left) and conservative pundits, or ahistorical drivel already assigning blame to the Obama administration for the “loss” of Egypt. Amidst this cacophony of uninformed nonsense, motivated by the twin perversions of cultural relativism, and partisan hackery, I read these sobering observations written by an Egyptian student, Sam Tadros: The opposition you wonder? Outside of the Muslim Brotherhood we...
  • Clueless in Washington

    02/01/2011 2:55:42 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 9 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Caroline Glick
    The Egyptian multitudes on the streets of Cairo are a stunning sight. With their banners calling for freedom and an end to the reign of President Hosni Mubarak the story these images tell is a simple one as old as time. On the one hand we have the young, dispossessed and weak protesters. And on the other we have the old, corrupt and tyrannical Mubarak. Hans Christian Andersen taught us who to support when we were wee tots. But does his wisdom apply in this case? Certainly it is true that the regime is populated by old men. Mubarak is...
  • Ayman al-Zawahiri (EGYPTIAN Al-Queda Leader)

    02/01/2011 1:15:18 PM PST · by demsux · 8 replies
    Time ^ | Apr. 30, 2006 | By Peter Bergen
    Ayman al-Zawahiri, a cerebral Egyptian surgeon who joined his first jihadist cell at age 15, is as much the force behind al-Qaeda as his more famous friend Osama bin Laden. Read more:,9171,1187180,00.html#ixzz1CkBTyIVo
  • Obama green-lighting Muslim Brotherhood participation in Egyptian government

    02/01/2011 9:27:47 AM PST · by Nachum · 71 replies
    hot air ^ | 2/1/11 | Ed Morrissey
    Welcome to the new reality of cold, hard choices in Egypt, and the consequences of democracy in regions where radicalism thrives. In order to stay ahead of the crisis in Egypt, the Obama administration yesterday signaled that it supports the participation of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian politics as long as they renounce violence and commit to democracy: The Obama administration said for the first time that it supports a role for groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood, a banned Islamist organization, in a reformed Egyptian government. The organization must reject violence and recognize democratic goals if the U.S. is...
  • LIVE 9PM ET The Bibi Report radio on Egypt,Mideast W/Dan Bielsky from Jerusalem

    01/31/2011 5:57:01 PM PST · by jacobny
    The Bibi Report Radio ^ | 01/31/11 | JacobNY
    Frustrated over the situation in the middle east? Dan Bielski senior News Editor and the Director of the Newsroom at Kol Yisrael joins us from Jerusalem to discuss Egypt, Lebanon and the Palileaks. our guest on the discussion board is Adam Levick from CIFwatch on the Guardian newspaper's anti Israel reports, monitoring antisemitism and combating the assault on Israel’s legitimacy in the Guardian newspaper’s ‘Comment is Free’ blog.
  • Why We Should Fear the Moslem Brother(Chilling information)

    01/31/2011 4:59:09 PM PST · by fuzzybutt · 32 replies ^ | January 31, 2011 | Karin McQullin
    As we follow the unfolding story in Egypt, we are torn between hope and fear -- hope that democracy will gain a toehold and fear that the fundamentalist Moslem Brothers could take control of Egypt. Perhaps you have heard the Moslem Brothers are the oldest and largest radical Islamic group, the grandfather of Hezbollah, Hamas, and al-Qaeda. What you haven't been told is this: the Moslem Brothers were a small, unpopular group of anti-modern fanatics unable to attract members, until they were adopted by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich beginning in the 1930s. Under the tutelage of the Third...
  • Egypt-gate? Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood

    01/31/2011 4:30:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 1/31/11 | Nachum
    Flashback from 2009: ‘Obama met Muslim Brotherhood members in U.S.’Underground Uprising in Egypt: Obama's acitivist friends Bill Ayers, Bernandine Dohrn, and Code Pink had their fingerprints all over the Egypt uprising, including involvement with the terror group 'The Muslim Brotherhood'.Flashback 2009: Muslim Brotherhood Members to Attend Obama's Cairo Speech  Obama Muslim Brotherhood flashback!: Muslim Brotherhood Granted ‘Direct Access’ To Taxpayer’s Stimulus Grants By Obama!Egypt-gate?..."White House: We're Not Taking Sides in Egypt  -- Flashback! 2009...New Obama Administration Muslim Appointee Echoes Muslim Brotherhood PositionsThe White House says the Obama administration has had no contact with the Muslim BrotherhoodGibbs: Aid to Egypt may change
  • WH: No US contact with Muslim Brotherhood

    01/31/2011 2:26:42 PM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1/31/11 | Staff
    <p>Washington - The White House says the Obama administration has had no contact with the Muslim Brotherhood, the deeply conservative Islamic organization that constitutes the biggest organized opposition group in Egypt. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs told reporters Monday that before dealing with opposition groups the administration would want assurances that they adhere to the law, that they are non-violent and that they are willing to be part of a democratic process. Gibbs said there would be no contact with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt unless those assurances were offered.</p>
  • Muslim Brotherhood Deception: They Say Different Things in English and Arabic

    01/30/2011 9:10:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    big peace ^ | 1/30/11 | Christine Brim
    Over the next few days, here are 2 websites to compare – the Muslim Brotherhood’s English language and Arabic websites. First, the Muslim Brotherhood website in English – complete with the word “freedom” and a cute little girl, and no Islamic green in sight – here at
  • NPR Successfully Influenced By The Muslim Brotherhood

    10/21/2010 9:30:01 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 17 replies
    The Hayride ^ | 21 Oct 10 | Christopher Holton
    It appears that NPR came under pressure from a Muslim hate group with ties to HAMAS: the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). CAIR petitioned NPR to punish Williams for exercising his First Amendment rights under the U.S. constitution. As it turns out, CAIR and NPR have a pretty cozy relationship, something American taxpayers should be concerned about:
  • OIC and the Modern Caliphate

    10/19/2010 9:35:31 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Bat Ye'or
    The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is a religious and political organization. Close to the Muslim World League of the Muslim Brotherhood, it shares the Brotherhood's strategic and cultural vision: that of a universal religious community, the Ummah, based upon the Koran, the Sunna, and the canonical orthodoxy of shari'a. The OIC represents 56 countries and the Palestinian Authority (considered a state), the whole constituting the universal Ummah with a community of more than one billion three to six hundred million Muslims. The OIC has a unique structure among nations and human societies. The Vatican and the various churches...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood is ready; is the West? (Not OBAMA)

    10/08/2010 3:36:13 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    Powerline ^ | October 7,2010 | Paul Mirengoff
    In August 1996, al-Qaeda declared war on America, the West, Christians, and Jews. Almost nobody paid attention. Last month, says Barry Rubin, the Muslim Brotherhood, a group with one hundred times more activists than al-Qaeda, issued its declaration of war, endorsing anti-American jihad and much of the rest of al-Qaeda's dogma. The declaration is contained in a speech called, "How Islam Confronts the Oppression and Tyranny." You can read the speech, as translated by MEMRI, here. Among its key points are: Arab and Muslim regimes are betraying their people by failing to confront the Muslim's real enemies, not only Israel...
  • Barack Obama is Not a Christian

    09/30/2010 6:34:41 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 29 replies ^ | 09/30/10 | Gina Miller
    On Tuesday, Barack Obama was on his perpetual campaign tour, and he made a stop in Albuquerque for one of his attempts to portray himself as being in touch with the common man. He's conducting a series of what they're calling "backyard conversations," and this stop on Tuesday was one of them. The big story of Obama’s Albuquerque appearance that exploded across the wires was his answer to a woman asking him, "Why are you a Christian?" Okay, first of all, here is a planted question if I've even seen one, and the question itself presupposes an answer, a bit...
  • Report: Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government

    09/18/2010 1:18:39 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 29 replies
    The World Tribune ^ | September 16, 2010
    Thursday, September 16, 2010 Report: Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government WASHINGTON — The Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government as part of the movement's drive to promote holy war against the West, a report said. So far, the government was said to have done nothing to stop the Brotherhood infiltration. The report by the Center for Security Policy cited the success of one Brotherhood operative in gaining access to the White House under both Democratic and Republican administrations. "Relying on Brotherhood operatives for 'outreach to the Muslim community,' let alone appointing them to influential government jobs, is...
  • Yes, It’s 2010: Muslim Group Releases Video Promising Not To “Take Over Country”

    09/01/2010 1:13:22 AM PDT · by lbryce · 30 replies · 1+ views ^ | August 31, 2010 | Jon Bershad
    Ok, what’s more depressing? The fact that, in the year 2010, a group of Muslims (ie. practitioners of the second largest religion in the world) have to film a video where they seriously and without irony promise not to take over the country or the fact that the video succeeds in making them seem less like terrorists but accidentally makes them look like the aliens from the remake of V. Seriously, if any Fox News personalities start filing reports that Muslims like to hide in their space ships and eat gerbils, I’m going to lose my mind. > Yes, an...