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Egypt's Revolution Will Take Decades

IloveHashem Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:14 AM
While the writer is very intelligent, the phrase moderate Islamist seems like a liberal phrase. Morsi is no moderate him and his Islamist movement want to implement Sharia law and believe the man responsible for the 1993 world trade center bombing should be let out of jail. As conservatives it dosn't help to parrot left wing foreign policy lines The Islamist world is not one of peace and they have called for censorship in America so people cant say things which offends them. While we can't know for sure if Iran,Syria, Lebanon and Iraq are any indicator Egypt will not become peaceful over night and we can instead expect unfortunately an Islamist state.
Georgia Boy 61 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 6:55 PM
Re: "While the writer is very intelligent, the phrase moderate Islamist seems like a liberal phrase." That is because Bay is a neo-con, aka a leftist in conservative clothing.
There is nothing remotely resembling traditional conservative foreign policy in his column, of the type that someone like Barry Goldwater, for example, would have recognized. We have no business poking around in that hornet's nest known as the Middle East. We have problems enough right here at home to concern us, don't you think?
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