Egypt Is Now Another Iran

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    August 14, 2012
    Fiasco: Islamists purge Egyptian Army
    By James Lewis


    Don't expect our navel-gazing media to take much notice, but our national security has just hit an Arctic iceberg, scraping long rows of steel rivets from our luxury ocean liner, and leaving a long, gaping gash in our bottom. Thousands of tons of icy seawater are pouring into the ship while you are reading these words, but Washington is too transfixed by the election to take notice. Until Election Day 2012, Obama's dance band will just keep playing happy tunes on our crazily tilting deck.

    Still, the rest of us had better turn our attention to Egypt, where radical Islamists have just conducted a massive Blitzkrieg against the Egyptian Army, police, intelligence apparatus, and now the media.

    Those Muslim fascists were put into power a few weeks ago, with the direct aid and support of the Obama administration and Hillary's State Department. Obama told us that the new dictator of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, was a fine human being, and besides that, the Egyptian Army would keep most of the power anyway. So who cares that the Muslim Brotherhood always wants to wipe out Israel and America?

    Reminder: Egypt has been the Arab pillar of peace in the Middle East for the last 30 years, after the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty was signed by Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin. For making peace with Israel, Sadat was quickly assassinated by the Muslim Brotherhood, but his successor Hosni Mubarak kept the peace for three decades -- until Barack Hussein Obama ordered him in the most humiliating way to resign, in public, telling him that "Now means now!" Mubarak resigned and was put on trial on national television in his hospital bed behind iron jail bars, to rub in the humiliation even more.

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    Did you really except anything else? I sure didn't.
     
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    Dude....I've been in battles with those assholes.

    They're not very nice people at all.
     
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    Morsi suckin' up to the Chinese...
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    Egyptian president accepts Chinese aid for infrastructure projects
    Tuesday 28th August, 2012 - Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Tuesday accepted 450 million yuan (around $71 million) aid from China and signed several economic and commercial agreements with his Chinese counterpart President Hu Jintao on his first state visit outside Arab world.
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    Egypt leader said to reach out to Sinai radicals
    Aug 28,`12 -- Egypt's Islamist president is using former jihadists to mediate with radical Islamists in Sinai, trying to ensure a halt in militant attacks in return for a stop in a military offensive in the lawless peninsula, participants in the talks say.

     
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    It's funny that people were going ape shit a few months back about Egypt was going to be taken over by knife-wielding fascists, and when that didn't happen...there is just silence.

    Here again we see the same old drivel trotted out, even when anyone who follows the news knows it's massively inaccurate.

    Why can't posters acknowledge that Egypt being a democracy with an apparently moderate President is actually a good thing?
     
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    I don't think many people expected that Egypt would work so hard to reign in extremists, stand up to the army or promote the rights of women, but that IS what has happened.

    I'd be interested to hear your comments on those news stories.
     
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    Morsi chides Iran & Syria, sparks walk-out...
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    Egypt leader slams Syrian regime during Iran visit
    Aug 30,`12 -- In a clear rebuke to Syria's key ally Iran, Egypt's new president said Thursday that Bashar Assad's "oppressive" regime has lost its legitimacy and told an international conference in Tehran that the world must stand behind the Syrian rebels.
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    Egyptian attack on 'oppressive' Syria sparks walkout
    30 August 2012 - Egypt's president has told a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (Nam) that the Syrian uprising is a "revolution against an oppressive regime".
     
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    Was that in the US of A or some other country as part of an invading army?
     
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    Now let's have a look at Egypt.
    Egypt is a heavily armed country.
    Guess who did most of the arming.

    Does anyone think that was a really good idea or is US meddling in middle eat politics a pile of shit that causes nothing but trouble?
     

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