The Islamic Nation of Egypt
It's coming.......just a matter of time........an Islamist Egypt. Many in the West were fearful of this, the democracy movement being taken advantage of by the mass wave of Islam. If you doubt it, look no further than last week's rally in Tahrir Square, home to the democracy movement. What was suppose to be a small supporting of Islam, tens of thousands Muslims poured into the square chanting the Islamic way. Iran surely must be smiling at this. The support for Islam shocked those seeking democracy also in the square. While the democracy movement won the support of all Egyptians-to break away from its dictator, once accomplished, the deep divisions in that society began to surface and now it looks like it is Islam that might be voted into power when elections prevail as their political parties form. Once voted in (this is the democracy part) then a new dictator will prevail under Islam, just like in Iran. It will be the Muslim Brotherhood elected in and making Salafist the law of the land. The religion and government will be blended with religion taking priority in how Egyptians live.
The numbers of followers were all bused in. Vendors sold portraits of Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein. Speakers to the thousands voiced hatred of America and Israel. The thousands chanted, "we want Islamic law". The Egyptians who are secularists were dwarfed and apprehensive about how this event turned out. Most Egyptians are Muslim, what was not known was how many supported strict Islamist law.
Now we know. It is not a good thing for the Middle East.
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