November 23, 2012

Egypt's Morsi Is Hamas' New Best Friend

Joel Brinkley, Baltimore Sun

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The chameleon is finally showing his true colors. Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true self: a Muslim Brotherhood fundamentalist who is contemptuous of the West, hates Israel and wants to turn Egypt into a fully Islamic state.

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TAGGED: Palestine, Gaza, Middle East, Mohamed Morsi, Hamas, Egypt

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