Sounds just like the “peace process” – half a century of Arab demands on Israel to Â self-destruct without any intention to compromise on anything.
Note his calls for democracy, because he knows the Brotherhood would win any free election, and his statements about how the Brotherhood is keeping a low profile in the demonstrations — a fact that has led some analysts to assume they have no significant popular support. “Muslim Brotherhood’s Rashad al-Bayoumi: ‘The Revolution Will Continue Until Our Demands Are Met,'” fromÂ Spiegel Online, February 7 (thanks to Fjordman/JW):
See: nothing to do with Islam!
JERUSALEM, Israel â€“ The denial of sharia (Islamic law) in Egypt and other Arab countries is at the root of the unrest in the region, Saudi religious scholar Ayed bin Abdullah al-Qarni said.
“Though some of the primary opposition leaders in this revolt appear to be modern secular reformers, church leaders believe the main engine fueling and organizing the demonstrators is the Muslim Brotherhood,” Â (Cairo, Egypt (CNA))
What has not emerged, however, is a viable secular opposing group that can stop the Brotherhood from dominating a new government. “Obama downplays Muslim Brotherhood,” from theÂ McClatchy-Tribune News Service, February 6: (JW)
“Egyptians can choose a state with secular reforms. However, there is also another possibility that the Islamists will exploit the situation in order to gain governance over the country and lead it backward.” The Muslim Brotherhood is certainly trying its best to do just that in Egypt.
“Netanyahu: Egypt could fall into hands of radical Islamists,” by Jonathan Lis forHaaretz, February 7 (thanks to JW):