Next he will put Republicans on Terror watch list
The United States has decided to resume formal contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, in a step that reflects the Islamist group’s growing political weight but that is almost certain to upset Israel and its U.S. backers.
“The political landscape in Egypt has changed, and is changing,” said the senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “It is in our interests to engage with all of the parties that are competing for parliament or the presidency.”
The Obama Adminsitration also entered talks with the Taliban terrorist organization this month.
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It was Drudge, I think, who first drew the contrast this afternoon between O’s approach to dialogue in this story versus this one. Doesn’t it make sense, though? From the White House’s perspective, one involves a group of power-hungry fanatics who pose a potential threat to western civilization, and the other involves the Muslim Brotherhood.
But remember, he’s the adult in the room.
- This Is CRAZY!! (wdednh.wordpress.com)
- UNREAL!… Obama Puts Israel On List Of Countries That Promote Terrorism (thedaleygator.wordpress.com)
- Engaging Egyptian Brotherhood is OK, White House tells Mizrahi (jta.org)
- Reuters: Obama to Establish Formal Contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood (atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com)