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COMMENT: Con­ser­v­a­tive Frank Gaffney–among the VERY few in this coun­try will­ing to attack Grover Norquist and Karl Rove for their sup­port for the Mus­lim Brotherhood–has  prop­er­ly exco­ri­at­ed the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion and Hillary Clin­ton for their diplo­mat­ic rap­proche­ment with that Islam­ic fas­cist orga­ni­za­tion.

(I note that the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion is sim­ply extend­ing an ini­tia­tive that was begun under the Bush admin­is­tra­tion and con­tin­ued and brought to fruition under Oba­ma. This is a covert oper­a­tion, with Wik­iLeaks and Karl Rove being part of the mix. Gaffney–perhaps predictably–does not men­tion this. Nonethe­less, he is cor­rect to lam­baste this behav­ior.)

In addi­tion to endan­ger­ing the U.S., this approach will ulti­mate­ly pro­vide more ammu­ni­tion for the GOP to destroy the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion. (New­er lis­ten­ers are advised to check out the For The Record series on the Pig­gy-Back Coups.)

“The Tip­ping Point: Embrac­ing the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood” by Frank Gaffney, Jr.; Cen­ter for Secu­ri­ty Pol­i­cy; 7/2/2011.

EXCERPT: The Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion chose the eve of the hol­i­day mark­ing our Nation’s birth to acknowl­edge pub­licly behav­ior in which it has long been stealth­ily engaged to the Unit­ed States’ extreme detri­ment:  Its offi­cials now admit that they are embrac­ing the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood (MB or Ikhwan in Ara­bic).  That would be the same inter­na­tion­al Islamist orga­ni­za­tion that has the destruc­tion of the Unit­ed States, Israel and all oth­er parts of the Free World as its explic­it objec­tive.

On Thurs­day, Sec­re­tary of State Hillary Clin­ton tried to down­play the momen­tous­ness of this major pol­i­cy shift by por­tray­ing it dur­ing a stopover in Budapest as fol­lows:  “The Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion is con­tin­u­ing the approach of lim­it­ed con­tacts with the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood that have exist­ed on and off for about five or six years.”  In fact, as for­mer fed­er­al pros­e­cu­tor Andrew McCarthy points out in a char­ac­ter­is­ti­cal­ly bril­liant, and scathing, dis­sec­tion of this announce­ment, Team Oba­ma’s offi­cial, open legit­i­ma­tion of the Broth­er­hood marks a dra­mat­ic break from the U.S. gov­ern­men­t’s his­tor­i­cal refusal to deal for­mal­ly with the Ikhwan. . . .

COMMENT: Mean­while, in Egypt, pro-democ­ra­cy  ele­ments are attempt­ing to delay the elec­tions, fear­ful that the Broth­er­hood and holdover forces from the Mubarak regime will pre­vail and inter­dict any attempt at estab­lish­ing real democ­ra­cy.

Of course, the pre­dic­tion made in the FTR series about the Pig­gy-Back Coups is that a Broth­er­hood ascent was the ulti­mate goal. Cor­po­rate inter­ests like the free-mar­ket ide­ol­o­gy of the Broth­er­hood and will sup­port Islamist efforts against Rus­sia and Chi­na, while the Under­ground Reich envi­sions the Broth­er­hood as proxy war­riors to fin­ish the work of World War II–destroying the U.S., Israel and Rus­sia.

“Egyp­t’s pro-Democ­ra­cy Activists  Feel their Grip Slip­ping” by Jef­frey Fleish­man; The Los Ange­les Times; 6/27.2011.

EXCERPT: Sens­ing the rev­o­lu­tion that over­threw Pres­i­dent Hos­ni Mubarak is slip­ping from their grasp, activists and oppo­si­tion groups are pres­sur­ing the rul­ing mil­i­tary coun­cil to post­pone Egyp­t’s elec­tions in Sep­tem­ber amid fears that Islamists and mem­bers of the for­mer regime will gain too much pow­er.

The attempt by fledg­ling polit­i­cal par­ties to win more time to orga­nize coin­cides with a renewed push to draft a new con­sti­tu­tion before the par­lia­men­tary elec­tions so that no polit­i­cal bloc, espe­cial­ly the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood, will have unchecked influ­ence to set the laws of the land.

The press­ing con­cern among inde­pen­dents and sec­u­lar­ists is that the Broth­er­hood, the nation’s largest and best-orga­nized par­ty, may win about 25% of the seats in par­lia­ment and con­trol even more through a coali­tion. This could give the orga­ni­za­tion the pow­er to infuse the new con­sti­tu­tion with con­ser­v­a­tive Islam­ic ideals to lim­it rights for women and non-Mus­lims.

“The Broth­er­hood is tyran­ni­cal in its opin­ions and views, and I think they will take the side of the Islamist busi­ness­men who fund it and have strict Islam­ic ide­olo­gies,” said Khalid Sayed, a mem­ber of the Jan. 25 Youth Coali­tion. “What­ev­er con­sti­tu­tion they might form would not ful­fill the demands of Egyp­tians for civ­il rights and democ­ra­cy.” . . . .


5 comments for “Update on the Piggy-Back Coups and the Muslim Brotherhood”

  1. Good stuff, Dave. I’ll have to dis­agree with you on one thing, though: Even though the world crime network(The Under­ground Reich included)may be bud­dy-bud­dy with the rad­i­cal Islamists in East Turkestan, I can­not help but ulti­mate­ly feel that they are NOT the ene­mies of Bei­jing. In fact, they are quite the opposite...from what I can see, they are ulti­mate­ly their ALLIES, or at least, they have been since the end of the 1970s after Mao passed away; The Chi­na of today is no longer Com­mu­nist. It is now a far-right CORPORATIST, and FASCIST, dic­ta­tor­ship, with a Com­mu­nist veil(kinda like North Korea, although at least Pyongyang isn’t cor­po­ratist).

    If there were 2 coun­tries that’d be most like­ly to be destroyed by the world crime net­work oth­er than the U.S., Rus­sia, and Israel(IF they man­age to get rid of the Likud­niks, that is), I’d pick India.......and Cana­da.

    Posted by Steven | July 3, 2011, 3:42 pm
  2. It seems to me that it is too soon to tell exact­ly what Ger­man inten­tions are with Chi­na. Osten­si­bly, eco­nom­ic influ­ence. I see it as a kind of chess game at this point. Polit­i­cal pow­er and influence/domination are cer­tain­ly the goal. It is the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood being used as a proxy force for the Under­ground Reich. The Broth­er­hood seeks sup­port for the Islamists who are pos­tur­ing against Chi­na. How things play out between Chi­na and the Fed­er­al Republic,though, remains to be seen. This is the last sec­tion in the lat­est GFP.com arti­cle.

    The “Yel­low Per­il”

    Giv­en Chi­na’s influ­ence, Berlin’s reac­tions are bla­tant­ly con­tra­dic­to­ry to the per­spec­tive of being forced to have to lose a part of its dis­tinc­tive hege­mon­ic influ­ence in Europe. As Ger­man Chan­cel­lor Merkel was seek­ing even clos­er coop­er­a­tion dur­ing the cur­rent con­sul­ta­tions in Berlin, the Ger­man gov­ern­ment was fuel­ing “human rights” cam­paigns against Bei­jing — cam­paigns it nev­er pro­motes against its allies with the most seri­ous human rights vio­la­tions. Numer­ous media organs print­ed hefty invec­tives against the Peo­ple’s Repub­lic of Chi­na over the past few days. The boule­vard press even revived old racist ani­mos­i­ty (“the yel­low per­il”), warn­ing against an alleged “Chi­nese inva­sion.” Refer­ring to Chi­nese com­pa­nies, they write, “they are buy­ing our prop­er­ty, tra­di­tion­al Ger­man com­pa­nies” and “Chi­na is tak­ing over Europe.”[7] Con­tra­dic­tions between the attempts to devel­op clos­er coop­er­a­tion, on the one hand, and the cam­paign type attacks on Chi­na, on the oth­er, are not a sign of dis­sention in Berlin’s for­eign pol­i­cy, but rather the prod­uct of diver­gent inter­ests: the aspi­ra­tion to prof­it from coop­er­a­tion with the boom­ing Chi­nese econ­o­my and the strug­gle against the polit­i­cal pow­er result­ing from Chi­na’s boom.

    Posted by Sandra | July 3, 2011, 7:40 pm
  3. @Sandra: It is unfor­tu­nate that the Ger­man gov­’t is being so hyp­ocrit­cal and that the press had to revive the ‘Yel­low Per­il’ hate­mon­ger­ing because the gov­ern­ment of “Peo­ple’s Repub­lic” of Chi­na tru­ly is a threat to world peace, as much so as the fas­cists stran­gling our own nation; ulti­mate­ly, it seems to be an attempt to, indi­rect­ly, at least, dis­cred­it those who have exposed REAL human rights vio­la­tions in that nation.

    Frankly, the only real hope for Chi­na now is for democ­ra­ti­za­tion to occur; but if not, then it would be bet­ter for all of human­i­ty, if the Bei­jing gov­ern­ment to fade into his­to­ry, as it’s 20th Cen­tu­ry coun­ter­part, Mus­solin­i’s Italy, did.

    How­ev­er, I doubt the world crime net­work will allow any such lib­er­a­tion of the Chi­nese peo­ple, and in fact, will try their damnedest to fight it(perhaps even uti­liz­ing Wash­ing­ton to work with Bei­jing to squash any rebels? I find that to be an extreme­ly plau­si­ble sce­nario.).

    Per­haps there is still hope for Chi­na, but sad­ly, it is fad­ing away ever so steadi­ly every pass­ing year.......=’(

    Posted by Steven | July 4, 2011, 12:43 am
  4. @Doug: Prob­lem is, they ARE real fun­da­men­tal­ist Mus­lims, and they have NO prob­lem with screw­ing every­one else over thru crap­py banking(yet scream about sup­posed ‘Jew­ish usury’ from the rooftops): it’s kin­da like many of the fun­da­men­tal­ist Chris­t­ian head hon­chos here in the states and their social hypocrisy.

    But yes, you cer­tain­ly are cor­rect on one thing: The West­ern Intel agen­cies were, and still are, heav­i­ly involved in the sup­pres­sion of social liberal/progressive move­ments in the Mid­dle East & North Africa. as well as in the West itself, and sub-Saha­ran Africa, Latin Amer­i­ca, etc.

    Posted by Steven | July 8, 2011, 2:45 pm
  5. @Doug: Adden­dum: I should prob­a­bly clar­i­fy that what I meant is, fun­da­men­tal­ists of any reli­gion have a seri­ous ten­den­cy to twist doc­trine to their own needs; the Wah­hab­bis have done this with Islam, the Hared­im with Judaism, the ‘Iden­ti­ty’ peo­ple & many evan­gel­i­cal groups with Chris­tian­i­ty, and oth­ers!

    Posted by Steven | July 8, 2011, 9:49 pm

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