Friday, July 26, 2013

Millions in Egypt Respond to Army's Rally Call

Muslim Brotherhood on the Defensive 

Egyptians are making clear their rejection of Islamism. The largest crowds in two-and-a-half years of upheaval are … pro-military, pro-secular, anti-Muslim Brotherhood, anti-Islamist. 

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"Obama Out! Putin In!" Banners Appear 

But … the Obama administration's support for the Muslim Brotherhood is backfiring. Anti-American sentiment is growing; nostalgia for Nasser and his regime's alliance with the Soviet Union is increasingly evident, as reported here, and as Foreign Confidential predicted on July 1.

A further prediction: Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, will soon visit Egypt, and he will be met by huge, welcoming crowds.