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Egyptian Magazine Outs Muslim Brotherhood in Obama Administration

For a long time, you have been reading in these pages about the threat of infiltration of our communities, our schools, and our government by radical Islamists, whose ultimate goals are the destruction of our democratic system of government, replacing

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Egyptian Tanks Move In to Protect Morsi’s Palace

At least seven people have been killed and more than 770 injured in clashes outside the presidential palace in Cairo. At least five tanks were deployed outside the Egyptian presidential palace in a street where supporters and opponents of President

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Who Said the Muslim Brotherhood Would Bring Democracy?

Reviewing several dispatches from the past couple of days, the latest news out of Egypt is that Egyptian “President” Mohammed Morsi “is not backing down in the showdown over decrees granting him near-absolute powers,” that “clashes between the two camps

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UN Vote Raises Palestinian Status, Peace Further Away

  On Thursday, a week after the Gaza cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, the Palestinian Authority, which controls parts of the West Bank, asked the United Nations General Assembly to upgrade the Palestinian status to nonmember observer state. The UNGA

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New On Facebook: Women In The Arab World Speak Out

MEMRI continues to do outstanding work pulling in articles and videos which help the West to identify the real factors underlying the Arab Spring and the terrorist threats. In another excellent article, MEMRI introduces a new movement to promote the

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Investigative Project: White House Gives Islamists Red Carpet

A year-long investigation by the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) has found that scores of known radical Islamists made hundreds of visits to the Obama White House, meeting with top administration officials. Court documents and other records have identified many

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Chief: Onward to Jerusalem!

The supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, from which Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi emanated, called on Thursday for a jihad (holy war) to liberate Jerusalem from Israeli rule. “Jerusalem is Islamic … and nobody is entitled to make concessions” on

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SWC To Obama: Cut Your Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has urged President Obama to publicly condemn the anti-Semitic call for Jihad against Israel by the Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide, Mohammed Badie, and to order the cutoff of all contacts with the organization until the threat

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The “Arab Spring” Spreading to Jordan

The Arab Spring is on the move again. Even as Syria continues its conflagration in a brutal war that has claimed nearly 30,000 lives, indications of a new, brewing conflict in the neighborhood should raise alarms, as the Muslim Brotherhood

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Is Jordan the Next Victim of the “Arab Spring”?

For many months, since the early days of the so-called “Arab Spring”, GerardDirect has been warning our readers about the spreading unrest and forecasting where it is most likely to pop up next. In early 2011, we predicted that a

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