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DAILY BEAST. The Muslim Brotherhood’s War on Coptic Christians

Brutal murders, looting and burning, Facebook rumors. Egypt’s Islamist party is leading a campaign of deadly lies against the country’s Christian minority as the world watches. …

Even before the mass church burnings, 16 Egyptian human-rights organizations issued a statement saying they “strongly condemn rhetoric employed by leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood and their allies which includes clear incitement to violence and religious hatred in order to achieve political gains …”

GATESTONE INSTITUTE. Egyptians Bewildered Over Support for Muslim Brotherhood (a Coptic perspective)

What many Egyptians cannot understand is: Why is the U.S. administration siding with the forces of oppression in their country and assisting with its transformation into a failed state under the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood? Egypt simply cannot be allowed to become another Somalia or Afghanistan, controlled by its own version of the Taliban.

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“…sound historians know that most tyrannies have been possible because men moved too late. It is often necessary to resist a tyranny before it exists.” G.K.Chesterton