As we have previously stated Obama’s Middle East policies don’t seem based on his being naive or ignorant. Follow and connect the dots.
- Supporting the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in their quest to overthrow Mubabak. He was perhaps evil but Egypt was somewhat stable.
- Getting involved in Libya and militarily aiding the rebels in the overthrow of Gaddafi, like Mubarak he was a dictator and ruled with an iron fist. Perhaps evil but Libya and the region was somewhat stable.
- His pulling our troops out of Iraq therefore turning victory into defeat.
- His supporting the rebels in Syria in trying to overthrow Assad. Assad was not unlike Mubarak and Gaddafi in his rule over Syria.
- He has brought the MB or at least those supporting the MB into his administration. He claims to be a Christian but his actions have made it clear hr is biased towards Islam.
- Under Mubarak, Gaddafi and Assad Christians were at least somewhat protected now look at the wholesale genocide of Christians throughout the region.
The chaos in the ME seems to follow a pattern orchestrated by Obama. Only Israel stands between the west and the cancer of Islam and it SUCKS.
Increasing cooperation between Muslim Brotherhood and IS
Obama’s failed policy in Syria has transformed IS into the leader of radical Islamism.
Nov 17, 2014, 02:32 PM | Rachel Avraham
Failed policy is an understatement if you add the obama support for the brotherhood in Egypt.
IS announces execution of American hostage last night
Increasing evidence is emerging that the Muslim Brotherhood and IS have formed an alliance aimed at eliminating all the existing Arab countries, enabling the creation of a Muslim Caliphate stretching from Morocco to Iraq.
Several Arab countries have recently made official announcements on this subject, based on information from their intelligence services.
“No doubt there are connections between IS and the Muslim Brotherhood,” a statement from the Egyptian Ministry of Religious Endowments read in Egypt’s Daily News. “They are both waging a war against their homelands with vandalism, destruction and murder—murder on behalf of the enemies of the state who fund them. Their religious leaders are ignorant and unqualified. They use religion to play with the minds of the public. The main commonality between the two groups is their terrorist acts.”
Last week, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) joined Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and other Gulf states by banning the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. Interestingly, one conservative Arab country that has not banned the Muslim Brotherhood and its affiliates is the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. 81 Muslim Brotherhood affiliates were also outlawed by the United Arab Emirates.
One of the Muslim Brotherhood’s affiliates is the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). According to a report in the Clarion Project, CAIR was labeled an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial due to their financing of Hamas. In a December 2007 federal court filing, prosecutors described CAIR as “having conspired with other affiliates of the Muslim Brotherhood to support terrorism.” The US government asserted then that CAIR used deception to “conceal from the American public their connections to terrorists.” In 2009, a US federal judge established links between CAIR and Hamas.
Additionally, the US Justice Department listed CAIR as a member of the US Muslim Brotherhood’s Palestine Committee, a secret body established to support Hamas. An internal memo calls on the Palestine Committee members to work to “increase the financial and moral support for Hamas to fight surrendering solutions and to publicize the savagery of the Jews.”
Other terror groups banned by the UAE include Islamic State, the Jabhat Al Nusra Front, the Pakistani Taliban, Lashkar e-Taiba, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, Hezbollah, Al Qaeda, Army of Islam in Palestine, Boko Haram, etc. The Muslim American Society and Islamic Relief Worldwide were also banned. According to the Chicago Tribune, the Muslim American Society was secretly created by the Muslim Brotherhood. The Clarion Project reports that Islamic Relief Worldwide has extensive Muslim Brotherhood links, financed Hamas during Operation Protective Edge, and works closely with a Hamas linked group in Turkey.
In an interview that JerusalemOnline conducted with prominent Middle East scholar and former senior intelligence officer Mordechai Kedar, he stressed that IS and the Muslim Brotherhood share the same ideological foundations. Both groups reject Arab nationalism in favor of Islamic nationalism; both ultimately seek to eradicate the alien political map and culture the West imposed on the Middle East after WW1 and return Arab societies to their Islamic roots. The main differences between the two are, according to Kedar, over tactics, not strategy. IS uses extreme violence as a marketing tool, hence its beheadings. The Muslim Brotherhood combines terrorism with community activism and charity, providing communities with services their governments are supposed to provide, but fail to do so due to corruption and incompetence.
Exiled Jordanian-Palestinian journalist Mudar Zahran, a respected commentator on the Arab world, stressed in an interview with JerusalemOnline: “What most people don’t realize is that Islamic State is an offshoot of Muslim Brotherhood ideology. It’s not just an agreement of ideology between Islamic State and the Muslim Brotherhood. Islamic State is an extension of Al Qaeda. Bin Ladin and Zahrawi are former Muslim Brotherhood members. In addition, the Muslim Brotherhood today does not hide its support for Islamic State. For example, the Muslim Brotherhood’s de facto spokesperson Sheikh Wajdi Ghunaim openly on youtube pledges support for Islamic State. The conclusion is that the Muslim Brotherhood at least supports Islamic State.”
Hana Julian from the Jewish Press cited an interview with Istanbul-based scholar Adnan Oktur, who in an interview on A9TV stressed that the Muslim Brotherhood is at the root of Islamic State: “The Brotherhood in Egypt could soon entirely come under IS control. Hamas may also join IS. Very few groups in the Islamic world will not join. The Brotherhood is at the roots of Al Qaeda and Hamas. The Brotherhood fed them both.”
Already, Reuters reported that Islamic State has recently been training Egyptian Islamist groups such as Ansar Bait Al Maqdis how to implement terror attacks. Jerusalem Post reported that Ansar Bait Al Maqdis also pledged allegiance to Islamic State, a claim which the terror group later denied, stressing they support Islamic State ideologically but maintain their independence. According to Breitbart, the founder of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad Nabil Naeim confirmed that Ansar Bait Al Maqdis is funded by the Muslim Brotherhood, who also supplies them with weapons smuggled through Libyan and Gazan tunnels. The same report cites Islamist terror expert Sameh Eid as describing Ansar Bait Al Maqdis as the “military wing of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Sinai Peninsula.”
Given the Obama administration’s failed Syrian policy, Islamic State has been transformed into the leader for radical Islamists worldwide. This is why other Islamist groups such as Ansar Bait Al Maqdis and the Muslim Brotherhood have been increasingly cooperating with them. They share the same vision and Islamic State has the aura of success, which is a powerful magnet.