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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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