News from the Middle Eastern Front. The new Long War of Hillary.So much for things going swell over in Egypt. It will become another footnote in our dubious history. Here tis:
From Quite Normal: The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project is out with a new poll on what Egyptians are thinking about the dramatic political changes they are experiencing.
Egyptians are optimistic about their future, but it is a future that doesn’t include peace with Israel and wants cowed America.
In other words, Egypt is looking forward to becoming an international pain in the ass.
Oh, and the The Muslim Brotherhood has a 75% positive rating.
How will this translate into American relations with the new “democracy”?
Billions more in aid. More here at Quite Normal Then we have Majority of Muslims Want Islam in Politics, Poll says
Beirut — A majority of Muslims around the world welcome a significant role for Islam in their countries’ political life, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center, but have mixed feelings toward militant religious groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah.
According to the survey, majorities in Pakistan, Egypt, Jordan and Nigeria would favor changing current laws to allow stoning as a punishment for adultery, hand amputation for theft and death for those who convert from Islam to another religion. About 85% of Pakistani Muslims said they would support a law segregating men and women in the workplace.
The poll was conducted April 12 to May 7 in seven countries with large Muslim populations. About 8,000 people were interviewed face to face, and the survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points for Pakistan and 4 percentage points for the other countries. From Atlas Shrugs Pew Research Poll:Here
To indicate how much the Egyptian women have been westernized, check out our earlier post: Egyptian Women and the practice of female genital mutilation
A 2005 report by UNICEF suggested that 97% of Egyptian women between the ages of 15 and 49 who have never been married have undergone some form of FGM or circumcision