Will Egypt's Morsi Change?

(Ynet News) Zvi Mazel - Since its inception in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood's only goal has been to take control over Egypt and turn it into an Islamist state. Democracy, and with it the values of freedom of expression, equality for minorities and women, have always been viewed by the movement as barriers on the way to enforcing sharia law. All radical Islamist movements, including al-Qaeda, were established on the basis of the Brotherhood's doctrine. In all likelihood, it will only be a few weeks before the Brotherhood seizes control of Egypt's parliament, and with Morsi as president, what can prevent the movement from forcing the Supreme Military Council generals into retirement? The writer is a former Israeli ambassador to Egypt.

2012-07-04 00:00:00

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