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Islamist Leader Pursues Egypt's Presidency

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posted on May, 13 2011 @ 12:51 AM
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Islamist Leader Pursues Egypt's Presidency


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A popular reformist leader in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said he will run for president, in a move that raises the possibility that Islamist politicians could dominate the country's presidency and its parliament.

The announcement by Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, the 59-year-old head of the Arab Doctors' Union and a member of the Brotherhood's legislative Shura Council, marks a break with the group's leadership.
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posted on May, 13 2011 @ 12:51 AM
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power and influence...must very difficult to stay away from...

online.wsj.com
(visit the link for the full news article)
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posted on May, 13 2011 @ 12:52 AM
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Great, if thats who the people want who cares. Getting involved in other countries politics has always been the problem of the west.
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posted on May, 13 2011 @ 01:01 AM
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Originally posted by mayabong
Great, if thats who the people want who cares. Getting involved in other countries politics has always been the problem of the west.
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This. A thousand times this!

If the general public votes their leader in, it should be of no concern to the west who it is.



posted on May, 13 2011 @ 01:02 AM
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Originally posted by mayabong
Great, if thats who the people want who cares. Getting involved in other countries politics has always been the problem of the west.
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If those countries are going to try to kill you then yes it is necessary to become involved. If these Muslims want to form a Caliphate then yes we should kill these Muslims, since they will most definitely try to kill us.
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posted on May, 13 2011 @ 01:03 AM
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Originally posted by SnedsDawg

Originally posted by mayabong
Great, if thats who the people want who cares. Getting involved in other countries politics has always been the problem of the west.
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This. A thousand times this!

If the general public votes their leader in, it should be of no concern to the west who it is.


Yes it should be a concern to us because it could mean war.



posted on May, 13 2011 @ 01:10 AM
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If the Muslim Brotherhood wasn't a threat, there would be powers out there to make them seem like one.




The Lavon Affair refers to a failed Israeli covert operation, code named Operation Susannah, conducted in Egypt in the Summer of 1954. As part of the false flag operation, a group of Egyptian Jews were recruited by Israeli military intelligence for plans to plant bombs inside Egyptian, American and British-owned targets. The attacks were to be blamed on the Muslim Brotherhood,

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