Not an endorsement, but this cover by secular leftists of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 “I will Survive,” with satirical Arabic lyrics (translated in subtitles) about the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafis in Egypt since the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak gives a window into the grievances and disappointments of the youth who made the [...]
Conventional wisdom has long suggested that we should engage pernicious groups like the Muslim Brotherhood in order to defang them. Just talk to them, it is said, and you’ll discover… Continue reading The post Why engaging with the Muslim Brotherhood isn’t quite as simple as it seems appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Today's source material: Erik Rush's big idea: [G]iven his connections to the Muslim Brotherhood and legendary understanding of all things Islamic, it is possible that President Obama could even have arranged for the assault on the compound without the foreknowledge of his Cabinet. You just knew they would go there. Show More Summary
The Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) sponsored leading jihadi terrorist organizations while "busting out" the global financial system. And so began what Muslim Brotherhood leaders now call "The Financial Jihad".
by Aron Lund for Syria Comment The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, which has a great Syria resource site, just released my new paper on the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood. They’re also about to release a second report by Raphaël Lefèvre, a French scholar who recently published a well-received book on the Syrian Ikhwan, called Ashes [...]Show More Summary
American Middle East analysts often claim that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is a moderate organization, nothing like the more radical Salafis. If true, what do we make of the fact that the most intolerant, anti-American, hate-filled Salafis...Show More Summary
The big news in Cairo is that a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle has finally become a reality. President Mohamed Morsy swore in nine new ministers today in a move that increases the Muslim Brotherhood's representation in the government. Show More Summary
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi increased the influence of his Muslim Brotherhood over government in a reshuffle that replaced two ministers involved in crucial talks with the International Monetary Fund over a $4.8 billion loan.The...Show More Summary
Changes include removal of two ministers involved in IMF loan talks, and increase of Muslim Brotherhood representation.
It's harvest time in Egypt but the secular opposition is reaping scant benefit from the Muslim Brotherhood's difficulties in government, two years after an Arab Spring uprising swept away President Hosni Mubarak.Many Egyptians are looking...Show More Summary
An Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood fatwa prohibiting Muslims from wishing Christians a "Happy Easter" has revealed the insidious underbelly of the Muslim Brotherhood’s plan for assimilating Egyptians into accepting sharia. The Brotherhood...Show More Summary
As the UN celebrates the 20th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders has named five new predators of freedom of information, putting a new focus on China, the Middle East, and the Maldives in its global list of presidents, politicians, religious leaders, militias and criminal organizations committing the worst abuses against journalists.
Rep. Louis Gohmert is that crazy relative that comes to family dinners and hisses under their napkin about "those people" and how they're "ruining America." Except Gohmert is in Congress, and isn't as easily dismissed as Aunt Gert at...Show More Summary
Louie Gohmert also believes the government has been infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood. GOHMERT: Think about it, when your attorney general spent more of his legal career helping terrorists than defending the country, then you know we all have certain biases and lean certain ways… Gohmert then went on to reiterate his belief that the [...]
Days after he told WND Radio about the Muslim Brotherhood's infiltration of the U.S. government, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) went on Glenn Beck's radio show to continue his crusade against the Obama administration. Not only did Gohmert...Show More Summary
The Constitutional crisis in Egypt between the Muslim Brotherhood president, Muhammad Morsi, and the thousands of judges in the Egyptian judiciary, according to Amr Moussa, derives from a misplaced desire for revenge on the part of the Brotherhood. Under the regime of Hosni Mubarak, the Brotherhood was only semi-legal, and members were often imprisoned (Morsi [...]
People just won’t let this Muslim thing go! Louie Gohmert Makes Muslim Accusations Against White House According to Raw Story Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) revisited the anti-Muslim accusations lobbied by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MI) last year in a radio interview,
Well, it looks like we have more “good news” regarding those friends of tolerance and democracy, the current government of Egypt. You know, that Muslim Brotherhood dominated group that the current US Administration watched overthrow the government led by former US ally Hosni Mubarak? About three weeks ago – on 7 April 2013 – there [...]
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told a conservative radio program this week that the Obama administration “bungled” the investigation of the Boston bombing due to internal guidance from the Muslim Brotherhood. Appearing on World Net Daily’s radio show, Gohmert speculated that Attorney General Eric Holder read bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev his Miranda rights to “shut him up” [...]