Friday, August 23, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood Mobs Burning Churches in Egypt

Violent supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood--which rose to power with the help of the Obama administration--are burning churches and attacking Christians in an organized campaign that is aimed at ending Christianity in the world's most populous Arab country.

Read more.

In related news, Egyptian Americans demonstrated at the White House to protest the administration's pro-MB policy.

History worth noting: Obama's Cairo address to "the Muslim world" emboldened the MB to oust Egypt's pro-Western president, Hosni Mubarak, who had for three decades maintained stability in Egypt while preserving the peace treaty with Israel. Moreover, Obama's use of the Muslim world term--he could have addressed the Arab world--was interpreted by Islamists as a key concession to their ideology, which posits a global Islamic nation that transcends all national, ethnic, and political boundaries and theological and denominational differences.