Clinton: We Are Now Reaching Out to the Muslim Brotherhood


The Obama administration is reaching out to the Muslim Brotherhood in a “limited” effort to build ties and promote democratic principles ahead of Egypt’s upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. isn’t adopting a new policy. She says the administration wants to engage all Egyptian groups as long as they espouse nonviolence.

“We believe, given the changing political landscape in Egypt, that it is in the interests of the United States to engage with all parties that are peaceful, and committed to non-violence, that intend to compete for the parliament and the presidency,” Clinton told reporters at a news conference.

“Now in any of those contacts, prior or future, we will continue to emphasize the importance of and support for democratic principles and especially a commitment to non-violence, respect for minority rights, and the full inclusion of women in any democracy.”

Clinton says the hardline group also must respect minority rights and the full inclusion of women in the political sphere.

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The Brotherhood favors a regime guided by Islamic Sharia law and was outlawed under former strongman Hosni Mubarak. It also reportedly birthed the major terrorist group, Hamas.

Israel is wary of any engagement with the Muslim Brotherhood because of the hostility some of its members have expressed toward the Jewish state.

Reuters added this:

Elliott Abrams, a deputy national security adviser handling Middle East affairs under former President George W. Bush, said positions espoused by some Brotherhood members — such as favoring religious tests for public office, questioning the rights of women and limiting freedom of religion or speech — were “anathema” to the United States.

The group says it wants a civil state based on Islamic principles, but talk by some members of an “Islamic state” or “Islamic government” have raised concerns that their goal is a state where full Islamic sharia law is implemented. The group says such comments have been taken out of context.


Even if there are divisions within the MB what is its MOTTO?

‘Allah is our objective; the Prophet is our leader; the Quran is our law; Jihad is our way; dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope.” -Motto of the Muslim Brotherhood

In a sermon entitled,How Islam Confronts Oppression and Tyranny,” the Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Muhammad Badi emphasized the ultimate goal of Jihad is to defeat America and the Zionists.

So, what if there are divisions?
These are the underlying goals.

How are non-Muslims treated by the MB in Egypt?
Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader, Yusuf al-Qaradawi led the Cairo protesters in prayer and made a point of ordering ALL in attendance to ”bow their heads and pray to Allah.”
Many Coptic Christians were intimidated by his order and the fact that they were a minority surrounded by Muslims.

And will be pulling back a bloody stump…idiots…

They will talk with terrorists, but not Republicans. yes, liberals ARE mentally ill.