Browsing All posts tagged under »Muslim Brotherhood«

The Egyptians Want Freedom Too

July 4, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The news from Egypt on the day before Americans celebrate the Fourth of July is that the military has stepped in to remove its Prime Minister, Mohammed Morsi, and have replaced him with the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court. The Egyptian constitution has been suspended as well. We can only […]

Q and A On Egypt

July 4, 2013 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Heritage expert James Jay Carafano, vice president of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies and the E. W. Richardson Fellow, gives his answers to questions about the turmoil in Egypt. Q. Is President Mohamed Morsi’s downfall a blow to democracy in the Middle East? A. No, far from it. Morsi was a […]

People Power Against The Department Of Justice

June 18, 2013 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ The Department of Justice (DOJ) and its allies, the Council on American Islamic Relations and the Southern Poverty Law Center, are on the defensive after thousands of people turned out in Tennessee on Tuesday night to protest a scheme to censor criticism of Islam. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), […]

Al “Jazeera” Gore Gives Spiritual Leader Of The Muslim Brotherhood A Home In The U.S.

January 5, 2013 by

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STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHOENIX (January4, 2013) – Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, a devout Muslim and author of “A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith” issued the following statement on behalf of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy on the sale of Al Gore’s Current TV […]

Obama Gives Cold Shoulder to Egyptian Secular Democrats

December 30, 2012 by

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By Michael Meunier ~ When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Egypt last July, she was met with widespread protest from Coptic Christians and secular activists objecting to what they all believed was the Obama administration’s role in helping the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) ascend to power in Egypt. The secretary asked to meet with […]

AP on Egypt’s Consitution: ‘A New Chapter in Egypt’s Two-year Transition From Authoritarian Rule’

December 27, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In a Wednesday morning report, the Associated Press’s Sarah El Deeb certainly did her best to continue the ongoing campaign to convince the West that there’s really nothing about which we should be concerned in Egypt’s newly approved Constitution. She characterized it as “a new chapter in Egypt’s two-year transition from […]

Virtually Absent From U.S. Press Coverage of Egypt’s Constitution and Referendum: It’s About Sharia Law

December 17, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ As voting on Egypt’s constitution begins, an Associated Press story this morning by Aya Batrawy and Sarah El Deeb typifies how the U.S. press is only nibbling around the edges of its content. The headline reads “EGYPTIANS VOTE ON ISLAMIST-BACKED CONSTITUTION.” In the story’s content, the pair found an 23 year-old […]

Remembering Some of Those Who Said the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Wasn’t a Threat to Democracy

December 1, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Reviewing several dispatches from the past couple of days, the latest news out of Egypt is that Egyptian “President” Mohammed Morsi “is not backing down in the showdown over decrees granting him near-absolute powers,” that “clashes between the two camps (Morsi’s Islamist supporters and secular opponents) … left two dead and […]

Egyptian Opposition Pushes Back Against Morsi’s Autocratic Ambitions

November 26, 2012 by

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By James Phillips ~ Egypt has been rocked once again by a political crisis triggered by President Mohamed Morsi’s relentless efforts to secure dictatorial power. Hundreds of protesters from liberal and secular opposition groups demonstrated in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the birthplace of Egypt’s stunted “Arab Spring” revolt. One barometer of the coming test of strength […]

Arab Winter: AP Minimizes Visibility of Morsi’s Dictatorial Power Grab in Egypt

November 24, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ So, what’s more important, the fact that Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was involved in brokering a Gaza-Israeli peace deal which appears to be more than sightly tilted in Hamas’s direction, or the fact that Morsi has opportunistically seized nearly dictatorial powers? They’re arguably equal, but if compelled to choose, I believe […]

Egypt’s New Pharaoh: President Morsi Grabs for Power

November 24, 2012 by

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By James Phillips ~ Egypt was wracked by protests today, the day after President Mohamed Morsi purged key judicial officials and issued a decree that granted himself sweeping new powers. In Cairo, protesters gathered in Tahrir Square, the epicenter of Egypt’s stalled revolution, to denounce Morsi’s power grab and chant: “Morsi is Mubarak.” There were […]

Who Is White House Visitor Hisham Altalib? “Outreach” With A Jihad Sympathizer?

September 27, 2012 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ On Friday, March 30, 2012, Hisham Y. Altalib (pictured) visited the White House. According to visitor logs, Altalib was received by Joshua DuBois, the director of President Obama’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Four days later, White House officials welcomed a foreign delegation of the radical Sharia-enforcing Muslim Brotherhood from […]

Prophecy and Common Sense

August 23, 2012 by

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By Gadi Adelman ~ Here, Gadi Adelman interviews Rabbi Aryel Nachman ben Chaim. Gadi Adelman: Rabbi, you know since my return from Israel in 1981 I have been warning the U.S. that terrorism would strike our shores. I was called an alarmist, but that was only because the term “Islamophobe” had yet to be invented. […]

The Middle East Horror Show

July 26, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ As of Wednesday the news out of the Middle East is that naval fleets in the Mediterranean and armed forces from Russian, Western and Arab nations were, according to Debka File, “piling up on Syrian borders.” The Russians are aligned with Syria which also has Iranian support as a satellite state […]

Muslim Brotherhood Preaching Israel Destruction after Election

July 2, 2012 by

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By Steve Emerson ~ “Every Muslim will be asked about the Zionists’ usurpation of al-Aqsa Mosque. Why did he not seek to recover it, and wage Jihad in His way? Did he not care about the fatwa of the ulema [scholars] of the Muslims, ‘Jihad of self and money to recover al Aqsa is a […]

Egypt’s Turmoil

June 26, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ While the evening news showed thousands of Egyptians in Cairo’s Tahrir Square celebrating the election of Muslim Brotherhood-backed Mohammed Morsi, what it did not show was the nearly fifty percent of Egyptians who did not show up to vote, nor those Egyptians who now have good cause to live in fear […]

Muslim Brotherhood Victory In Egypt A Clarion Call Against Passivity In The Middle East

June 26, 2012 by

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U.S. needs a Liberty Doctrine to guide the awakening in the region. PHOENIX (June 25, 2012) – M. Zuhdi Jasser president and founder of The American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD)  and author of “A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight for His Faith  released the following statement regarding the […]

Five Congressmen Call for Muslim Brotherhood Influence Investigations

June 19, 2012 by

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By Ryan Mauro ~ In what could prove to be a watershed moment in the fight against radical Islam, five prominent members of Congress wrote letters on June 13 to the Inspector Generals of the Departments of State, Justice, Defense, Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence requesting investigations into the […]

Egypt Drifts Away from Democracy

June 17, 2012 by

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By James Phillips ~ Egypt has been plunged into confusion by the judicial coup mounted against the recently elected parliament, which was dissolved by a ruling of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court. The Egyptian army undoubtedly acted behind the scenes, using the court as a sock puppet to limit the power of the Muslim Brotherhood, which […]

Jerusalem to Be the Capital of … What?

June 15, 2012 by

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By Diana West ~ If Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood candidate for president Mohammed Mursi (pictured at right) wins, Egypt’s capital moves from Cairo to Jerusalem. So stated a leading Islamic leader, Safwat Hagazy, during a recent campaign rally as Mursi and MB head honcho Mohammed Badei looked on. Outrageous? Fantastic? Not in Muslim world. As crack […]

The Muslim Brotherhood Charm Campaign

June 7, 2012 by

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By Herbert London ~ The Muslim Brotherhood charm campaign in the U.S. has officially been launched. Now that the Brotherhood is no longer an opposition group, but a political juggernaut controlling a majority of the seats in Egypt’s parliament, a series of meetings with experts in the U.S. have been organized to convince the wary […]

Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Peril?

January 10, 2012 by

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By Gadi Adelman No surprise here; the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Egypt denied on Saturday that it had assured Washington it would uphold the 1979 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty. The U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland stated on Thursday that the Islamist movement (MB) and their newly formed ‘Freedom and Justice Party’, pledged to honor the […]

Anarchy in Egypt: Whose Embassy is Next?

September 13, 2011 by

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By Dr Rachel Ehrenfeld The leading role played by the Muslim Brotherhood in the street and in the Egyptian political system can no longer be denied. The mass demonstrations that continued after the fall of Mubarak’s regime weakened of the military leadership’s power, and led to attacks on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo, and escalation […]

Muslim Brotherhood Riding the Crest of Arab Spring

June 6, 2011 by

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By Dr. Walid Phares In my most recent book, “The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East” (completed July 4, 2010), I argue that civil societies in the Greater Middle East and Arab world had reached a “critical stage” in their repudiation of all authoritarian forms of government: regime, theocracy, military and ultra-nationalist. […]