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Sharia on the Nile

by Andrew C. McCarthy

The Muslim Brotherhood rejects liberal democracy

Just before the “Arab Spring” dominos started falling in Tunis, Mohammed Badi, “supreme guide” of the global Muslim Brotherhood, called for violent jihad against the United States.

Yes, yes, we know — on Planet Obama, the Brothers are oxymoronic “moderate Islamists”: members of a “largely secular” organization that seeks “change” through “dialogue” and the “political process,” not violence . . . and never you mind its Palestinian branch, Hamas, or its chief jurist, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, whose notable fatwas have green-lighted suicide bombing in Israel and terror strikes against American troops in Iraq.

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