Egypt’s military and the Arab Spring

Andrew McCarthy writes – as he has been saying for years – that things in Egypt are bad and are going to get much worse.

From National Review Online:

It is delusional to assume the Egyptian military is pro-American and thus a reliable bulwark against the advance of Islamic supremacism. Cairo’s armed forces reflect the broader society, whose able-bodied men are required to serve — and, as even the Times now concedes, the Egyptian mainstream is Islamist. Plus, the Egyptian army has always had Islamists (including violent jihadists) in its ranks.


Author: Stand For Israel | August 21, 2012
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  • Aliza
    August 22, 2012
    7:02 pm
     

    Egypt already has a president which the Egyptians themselve him and the president is not going to stay long in office.

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