posted on Jul, 5 2013 @ 05:15 AM
Originally posted by frazzle
reply to post by jude11
The Muslims won't take this at all. They honestly believe Egypt is theirs.
95% of the population in Egypt is Muslim. How is it not theirs?
It would take a lot less than 95% Christians in the US for them to claim it as theirs. And they do, you know.
The faction supporting Morsi is fanatical Muslim, totalitarian Muslim, dictatorial Muslim. They support him because he was installing Sharia law on a
more secular nation and behaving like a Taliban faction.
The protests against him were by a majority of Muslim citizens, but moderate, modern, more liberal and more secular people.
Most of Egypt might be Muslim, but only a minority support Morsi and want to take Egypt back a century.
As for the OP, there's no indication that this video is recent, and there are others stating that this is old footage of a previous killing. I'm
inclined to believe this is old.
That doesn't change the risks of course. Things are volatile in Egypt, but then that's the reason the army had to step in to begin with and try to
prevent more bloodshed.
There is hope though, because many of those who had supported Morsi in the beginning only did so for stability, and because he was telling the people
what they wanted to hear. Since that election he broke all his promises and exposed the MB as another dictatorship. Millions who had voted for him
protested against him this time.
The support for the MB has dramatically collapsed in the last year.
Fingers crossed the military can maintain stability for more elections, and prevent any major incidents from happening.
The involvement of the US is going to be a tricky one too. They really cannot afford to see Egypt slide into a civil war like Syria. There's not
going to be even a fraction of the hesitation they showed in Syria and would have to intervene.