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Update: The New Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood 6/2012

June 24, 2012

In October 2011 I wrote about the religious violence in Egypt and the power vacuum that was created after the ousting of predsident  Mubarak.  I wrote that, “In the near future we may very well have a second Islamic State like Iran but in Egypt.”

It seems my predictions have come true. Here is what the news out of Cairo read today,

“The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi has officially won Egypt’s presidential election and will be the country’s next president, the electoral commission has announced.”

What does this mean for the Middle East and the relationship the U.S. and Israel will have with Egypt?  Only time will tell but my guess is nothing good – especially for Israel.


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