April 24, 2012
Battle Escalates over Islam's Role in Egypt
David Kirkpatrick, New York Times
Egypt's presidency on the basis of Islamic law, or Shariah. He has called for a council of Muslim scholars to advise Parliament. He has a track record of inflammatory statements about Israel, including repeatedly calling its citizens 'killers and vampires.'
Mohamed Morsi is also a leading candidate to become the country's next president.
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