Looking Back…

“The question for now is whether the transition to a new Egyptian government can take place peacefully or if it will result in a type of civil war and massive bloodshed. Either way, in the short term, the Brotherhood, the ideological child of Sayyid Qutb and Hassan Al-Banna, will be the biggest winner. After the dust settles and the Egyptian government is reformed, the Muslim Brotherhood (al-Ikhwan) will certainly ease their way into significant positions of power, not at all unlike Hezbollah in Lebanon. This could take as long as a few years, as it did with Hezbollah, but in all likelihood it will be a rather quick rise.” ؊oel Richardson, What’s next in the Middle East? January 31, 2011

‘Muslim Brotherhood wins 40%, Salafists 20% of vote’ Egypt elections: Arab media report Muslim Brotherhood’s Justice and Peace party receives most votes. Jerusalem Post, December 4, 2011

Pray for Egypt.

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