Egypt: Conflict between Brotherhood, Military Turns into Open Warfare

(Jerusalem Post) Zvi Mazel - Suddenly the Muslim Brothers have 47% of the seats in the new parliament, and together with the Salafists can muster nearly three-quarters. Now they are flexing their muscles. They want the current Ganzouri government to resign; they threaten to pass a no-confidence motion. They have the votes for it. Secular and liberal forces are all too aware that this is their very last opportunity to stop the wave of radical Islam threatening to engulf Egypt and turn it into an Islamic dictatorship. The writer is a former ambassador to Egypt.

2012-04-16 00:00:00

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