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Home to Egypt? It is Not Going to be the Same for Some

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Feb 23, 2012 at 12:01

Having had a number of Egyptians as friends over the decades, some Muslim, some Copt; all of them to a person were concerned, like the time the Muslim Brotherhood assassinated Sadat, that extremists' views within Islam would always be a reality that would never allow for a 'moderate' political position for very long. It is in the philosophical ideology that is taught over and over again to successive generations.

Outside of Egypt, such as in the case of the Fort Hood assassin, it was that very ideology that simmered until it could not be contained any longer and it broke out with deadly consequences. No matter how they would couch the moderate form of the ideology, there is always exposure to its becoming radicalized.

Now some would say that extremist 'Christianity' has the same tendency, which would be true when one considers that not all who claim to be Christian are true disciples of Jesus Christ – the extremists will never be able to justify their actions before Him.

Islam is not here to be a friend of the world; but the Islamic revolution as it is centered in Iran is preparing for world domination. It has been written that those who are 'moderates' will be forced to decide on returning from their apostasy or be catalogued with the other infidels. That remains to e seen.

Islam wears different uniforms. The uniforms never identified the ideology; in fact the ideology allows for a masquerade such as in the case of the Fort Hood assassin wearing an American uniform. Describe the uniform of the mujahedeen in Afghanistan, Pakistan, or elsewhere. Egypt is no different; neither is Syria or Iran or Libya or Turkey. Of such is the battle of fundamentalist Islam.

It is why in some cases many Egyptians expats can never go back.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
Egyptian expats worried about the "islamists' [35 words]saraFeb 17, 2012 20:04193436
Home to Egypt? It is Not Going to be the Same for Some [303 words]M. ToveyFeb 23, 2012 12:01193436
1Only the Uniforms are different [108 words]Michael Hanni MorcosFeb 1, 2012 09:32192954
2There never was a difference [67 words]saraFeb 2, 2012 18:50192954
3Same Uniforms Now [78 words]Michael Hanni MorcosFeb 4, 2012 12:54192954
4Expecting democracy in un-democratic cultures [88 words]saraJan 30, 2012 17:27192904
The military [17 words]BikefellerJan 26, 2012 20:09192838
1Prophecy of Isaiah 19 [88 words]czeslawJan 26, 2012 04:19192831
Isaiah [9 words]Peter HerzFeb 2, 2012 21:30192831
Islamic duty is to be dishonest [71 words]
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JACQUES HADIDAJan 25, 2012 14:20192819
6All muslims are not dishonest but [136 words]TedJan 28, 2012 18:13192819
Don't ignore electoral fraud in the USA [74 words]WilksJan 25, 2012 12:11192818
how true [22 words]Kepha HorFeb 2, 2012 21:31192818
The military [17 words]BikefellerJan 24, 2012 19:04192786
Cannot Ignore the Stench of Things Left to Die - Like Freedom of Choice [373 words]M. ToveyJan 24, 2012 15:46192777
1Don't Ignore Electoral Fraud In Egypt [181 words]JudithJan 24, 2012 14:40192776
Military's supported fraud [30 words]BenJan 24, 2012 12:18192773
Egypt Is Sharia Heaven [52 words]DaveJan 24, 2012 10:20192771
10Fear the FJP much more than the Salafis [308 words]MichaelJan 24, 2012 09:56192770
2You are so correct [47 words]DEBORAH THE JUDGEFeb 2, 2012 08:48192770
Tantawi [86 words]hans GuggenheimJan 24, 2012 09:45192769
The "Arab Spring" is quickly turning into an Islamist Winter [36 words]
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ChaimJan 28, 2012 23:21192769
Egyptian Elections [47 words]PrashantJan 31, 2012 02:41192769
Why do hard-boiled analysts fall for "the biggest crime of fraud in Egyptian history"? [29 words]MarkJan 24, 2012 08:44192767

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