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We continue to hear how The Arab Summer will transform the middle-east and how the people are finally standing for their rights and democracy.

Right on! The dawning of a new age…

Who would not stand for freedom.  In fact, we were raised in a country that stands for freedom. But do all people even understand freedom. In the entire history of the earth on 5% of people have ever lived in freedom and half of those are living today. So some people may define freedom a bit differently than you or I.

Their freedom may mean the freedom to elect a system that would impose rules that you might find shocking. They may in fact find themselves in a less free state after acquiring their freedom because they have never known freedom. This alone makes it easier for them to be manipulated through a deeper emotion and in the middle-east that is Islam for these are predominantly Muslim dissidents.

This is how the Arab Spring and democracy can and are working to the benefit of the Muslim Brotherhood, the most organized political group, spanning 80 countries.

So is the Internet and Western Culture enough to educate over two thousand years of history and indoctrination and what exactly would the Muslim Brotherhood like to see put in place.

The Muslim Brotherhood will use democracy to gain power but I’m not so sure they think of it in quite the same way:

Even the freedoms–what are they? Among the freedoms inherent in the democratic system are freedom for women, freedom of ownership, freedom of homosexuality, personal freedom, freedom of conscience and expression, freedom to disbelieve in the Creator of Heaven and Earth. There’s mixing (of men and women), usury–all of this is in democracy, which is why I condemn it.

The interview…

Yeah, I’m willing to bet that’s not quite the way you view democracy and freedom.

And then there’s this:

Muslim Brotherhood Figure and Former Spokesman in the West: Establish a Global Islamic State

In a June 8, 2011 interview with the Egyptian daily Al-Shorouq, Dr. Kamal Al-Helbawy, former Muslim Brotherhood spokesman in the West, called upon the Arab youth to launch a new revolution that would eliminate the borders drawn by imperialist nations and bring about the establishment of a global Islamic state – “called ‘The United States of Islam.'” According to Al-Helbawy, the Muslim Brotherhood is active in approximately 80 countries and strives to realize the dream of becoming a global organization.

Following are excerpts from the interview:[1]

“Is There a Party That Suffered More and Had More Of Its Members Arrested By the Mubarak Regime” Than the Muslim Brotherhood?  

Q: Do you think that the Muslim Brotherhood’s new Freedom and Justice Party will be able to operate independently of the movement?

A: Of course. If the party is not totally independent of the movement, it will never succeed. [Without such independence between them] the Muslim Brotherhood will fail politically, and be immersed in many problems. The people will distance themselves from [the Brotherhood] and its party…”

Q: Following Mubarak’s ouster, some movement officials declared their candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary elections, for approximately one-third of the seats. Others spoke of one-half of the seats. What do you think of this dispute?

A:Statements made by movement officials before the Shura Council convened are not considered official decisions… The movement announced this [high] percentage so that it could win 30-35 percent of the seats. There is a formal difference between an opinion and a decision.

“In truth, both positions are striving to achieve some 35%. Bidding for 50% [of the seats] does not mean you will win them all.”

Q: The movement called upon many political forces to join a unified [parties] list, but concurrently announced that it will run for 50% [of the seats] on its own. [This contradiction] constitutes a negative message by the Muslim Brotherhood.

A: If the Muslim Brotherhood violated an agreement it made [to unite with other parties], it was a mistake, but if there was dialogue that did not result in a clear decision, it is their right to make their own decisions.

“Allow me to ask: Is there a party that suffered more and had more of its members arrested by the Mubarak regime? It is no shame that it is the most organized force on the streets. Everyone is talking about it, in [Egypt] and abroad, even though the Muslim Brotherhood was outlawed.

“Where are the other parties? Why are they not doing what the Muslim Brotherhood did? Haven’t the communists and the Al-Wafd people been around for decades? Why are they not doing what the [Brotherhood has done], or even surpassing it, and why are they not organizing? It is inconceivable for the political forces to punish the Muslim Brotherhood simply because they are organized.”

Q: Are you still a member of the Muslim Brotherhood?

A: I grew distant from the movement’s leadership in 1997, and turned to intellectual activity and research. To the best of my knowledge, the movement has not dismissed me thus far.

“I believe that anyone over the age of 65 should resign from their organizational position in the movement, and take to the streets to educate the people [as I did].

“I proposed a program, as part of which people will go out to the cafés. Each member over the age of 65 will choose a café in his area and hold a dialogue with people there. In this way we will turn the cafés into clubs and cultural [meeting] places, thus transforming the Muslim Brotherhood into a force that will power national dialog. The Muslim Brotherhood must go to the periphery… meet the people, and discuss their problems.”

Q: What was your organizational role before you resigned?

A:I was the Muslim Brotherhood’s spokesman in the West, and a member of the office of the World General Guide [of the Brotherhood’s executive office] and of [its] World Shura Council. In that context, [the Brotherhood has] no body called ‘The International Organization.’

“Such an organization is a dream for the Muslim Brotherhood, a dream that was murdered in the name of [Mubarak’s] corruption and tyranny, when he banned [Brotherhood members] from traveling and holding meetings.

“Here I must ask bluntly: Why did Israel say that Mubarak is a strategic treasure? Because his crimes act as a barrier against the resistance and the Muslim Brotherhood. In this atmosphere, it was hard to manage a global organization. Today, there is great hope that we can realize [this goal], since we witnessed the opening of the Muslim Brotherhood’s new headquarters, attended by Brotherhood [activists] from all countries.

“The Muslim Brotherhood is organized in 80 countries, and they and the Islamists have a right to establish a global movement, much like global socialism or Zionism…”

“Why Shouldn’t We Have A Country Called ‘The United States Of Islam’… I Propose That the Arab Peoples… Take To the Streets With the Slogan ‘The Arab People Wants To Remove the Borders [Between Its Countries]’

Q: Regarding the global organization – will a Muslim Brotherhood member associate himself with the [global] movement or with his homeland? And what will happen should there be a contradiction between them?

A: There will be no contradictions. Our thinking and our affiliation are to the exalted Allah. Our affiliation is to Islam. The global state of Islam is our ideal…

“How will countries like Bahrain or Qatar defend themselves? Why shouldn’t we have a country called ‘The United States of Islam,’ ruled by a white man or a black man…

“I propose that the Arab peoples who demonstrated for the sake of the revolution, so they could move from the stage of oppression and corruption to the stage of stability and security, organize themselves from now on and set a deadline – five or 10 years – [and] take to the streets with the slogan ‘The Arab People Wants to Remove the Borders [Between Its Countries]’…  These borders were drawn up by imperialist nations, making our rulers guardians of imperialist borders…

“I wish to say something important: Because the Muslim Brotherhood does not have an international organization with authority… the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria made a pact with [then-Syrian vice president] ‘Abd Al-Halim Khaddam, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Iraq objected to the movement’s general direction. The idea of an international organization now needs to be transformed from a dream into a reality. While it is not part of the Muslim Brotherhood’s plan to come to power – they will be soldiers under any suitable regime that will be established.”

“If Ibn Taymiyya Were Among Us – What Would He Think Of Ahmadinejad’s Stance Against Israel While Arab Rulers Protect Israeli Embassies?

Q:How would you explain the actions of some of the Salafis [that contradict this]?

A:The actions taken by some of the Salafis are unbefitting of Muslims. The Salafis in Egypt are not one group, but [divided] into different schools…

“I say to our Salafi brothers: Why do you focus only on [external] appearance, on the beard, the miswak [tooth-cleaning stick noted in Islamic jurisprudence], and the jilbab[religious garment]? There are many things far more important to Muslim society – chiefly a military industry, which is a means and a tool of jihad, as Ibn Taymiyya said…

“If Ibn Taymiyya were among us, what would he think of [Iranian President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad’s stance against Israel, while Arab rulers protect Israeli embassies and applaud the symbols of the Zionist entity?”

Endnotes:

[1] Al-Shorouq (Egypt), June 8, 2011.

Muslim Brotherhood Announces will be a Political Party in Egypt

That didn’t take long.

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s long banned Muslim Brotherhood said Tuesday it intends to form a political party once democracy is established, as the country‘s new military rulers launched a panel of experts to amend the country’s constitution enough to allow democratic elections later this year.

Read the rest at theBlaze…

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Clap Off : Fire James Clapper

Remember this guy? He was the one who didn’t have a clue back in December when Diane Sawyer asked what he thought of the London terror plot that had been busted a few hours earlier.
He is our Director of National Intelligence and he is beyond incompetent, he’s dangerous.

It’s not called the “Secular Brotherhood” or the “Middle East Brotherhood” it’s the “Muslim Brotherhood” and they do have an agenda.

Their slogan: “Islam is the Solution”

The question is what is James Clapper’s agenda?

Hamas is the Palestinian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
James, is Hamas secular as well?

Translated by Palestinian Media Watch, book details group’s goal of global Islamic conquest.
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=207415

“It should be known that jihad and preparation towards jihad are not only for the purpose of fending off assaults and attacks of Allah’s enemies from Muslims, but are also for the purpose of realizing the great task of establishing an Islamic state and strengthening the religion and spreading it around the world.”

“Jihad for Allah,” Mashhur wrote, “is not limited to the specific region of the Islamic countries, since the Muslim homeland is one and is not divided, and the banner of Jihad has already been raised in some of its parts, and shall continue to be raised, with the help of Allah, until every inch of the land of Islam will be liberated, and the State of Islam established.”
…their goal is to establish a new muslim caliphate and destroy anyone who would stand in their way of doing this.

Here’s an example from a book by Mustafa Mashhur, entitled “Jihad is the Way”.  Mustafa Mashhur was the fifth General Guide, the official leader, of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt from 1996 until his death in 2002.  He makes no bones about the duty of all Muslims as far as he’s concerned – and he certainly would be seen to speak for the MB’s attitude given he was their leader for 6 years..

Jihad is the way. We need to be fully aware of this and to act and follow in its way. The faltering of faith has led the Muslims to their current state: one of laxity, disintegration, the dominion of Allah’s enemies over the Muslim’s resources, and the succumbing of some of them to abandoning their faith. The revival of the faith is the starting point for the revival and revitalization of the Islamic Ummah [nation], so that it can regain its power and be liberated and assume its rightful position which was intended by Allah, as the most exalted nation among men , as the leaders of humanity, and through this religion of truth they will deliver humanity from darkness unto light.

Former UN Ambassodor John Bolten’s reaction to Clapper’s statement:

 When speaking of Egypt, “President Obama said ‘history is being made’ and indeed history is already being made,” said an incredulous Bolton, outraged at what he considered perhaps the stupidest statement made by any administration in U.S. international history. He went on to say that,”The idea that the idea that Muslim Brotherhood, if it got power in Egypt, would behave any different that Hamas is absurd.”

Our President and his administration have from day one of the Egyptian uprising been behind the curve and confusing in it’s message. No true passion and no denouncing of radical groups like the the MB. With statements like “we are reevaluating our view of the Muslim Brotherhood” they have shown no moral conviction and seem to be pleading that we just want to be friends with whoever comes into power. We have, from day one, appeared weak and uninformed.

The protesters waited to hear an announcement from Mubarak today in which they expected to hear that he would be stepping down but in essence was told that his VP would now be in charge but it was evident that Mubarak would still be in control. In a short while there will be the Friday call to prayer in Cairo and because  the protesters expectations were high and then squelched this day could lead to violence.
It appears inevitable that the military, which is the most stable entity in all this, will have to make a decision.

…a massive crisis for the Egyptian military. Its goal is not to save Mubarak but to save the regime founded by Gamal Abdel Nasser. We are now less than six hours from dawn in Cairo. The military faces three choices. The first is to stand back, allow the crowds to swell and likely march to the presidential palace and perhaps enter the grounds. The second choice is to move troops and armor into position to block more demonstrators from entering Tahrir Square and keep those in the square in place. The third is to stage a coup and overthrow Mubarak.

But beyond the many concerns over what may happen, and they are severe, we must be extremely concerned over how inept our government has appeared regarding the Muslim Brotherhood and WHY.
If you’ll revisit my previous post you’ll see that on Superbowl Sunday Obama referred to the MB as “just another faction“.
This is not what he or anyone from our government should be saying about the MB. Mubarak has been an ally of ours for thirty years and we can’t just throw him under the bus but Mubarak’s day is over. We should stand for a more democratic government than Mubarak but that doesn’t mean we can’t truthfully differentiate between the groups that are jocking for position in Egypt.
The protesters don’t really have a leader and the MB have been moving to fill that void. If the MB gain any type of control or even a strong (read any) position in the Egyptian government then we will be facing a very dangerous new world.
So it is imperative that we are informed and aware of the possibilities and what they would mean. Our President should be warning us as well as the world of the dangers that could result if the Muslim Brotherhood gain any type of governing power in Egypt.

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