December 6, 2011

Don't Fear Political Islam - Yet

Fareed Zakaria, Global Public Sqaure

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Tom Friedman recently wrote a sharp op-ed on "The Arab Awakening and Israel" in which he quoted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking before the Knesset in late November. Netanyahu said the Arab awakening was moving the Arab world "backward" and turning into an "Islamic, anti-Western, anti-liberal, anti-Israeli, undemocratic wave."

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TAGGED: Muslim Brotherhood, Salafists, Islamists, Arab Spring, Egypt

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