Tuesday, January 3, 2012

U.S. Reverses Policy in Reaching Out to Muslim Brotherhood

This is the right thing to do. Won't go over too well with the neocons and pro-Israel lobby. If you would listen to them the Muslim Brotherhood are the same as al Qaeda:

With the Muslim Brotherhood pulling within reach of an outright majority in Egypt’s new Parliament, the Obama administration has begun to reverse decades of mistrust and hostility as it seeks to forge closer ties with an organization once viewed as irreconcilably opposed to United States interests.

The administration’s overtures — including high-level meetings in recent weeks — constitute a historic shift in a foreign policy held by successive American administrations that steadfastly supported the autocratic government of President Hosni Mubarak in part out of concern for the Brotherhood’s Islamist ideology and historic ties to militants.
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