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US Envoy in Egypt Holds Talks with Rival Sides.....

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Seems we are trying to help the MB stay relevant within Egypt. Major mistake.....they are on the ropes and can be taken out. They are losing money and influence. Now we should just stay out of it and let them Egyptian Military continue to lock them up and those that go radical, let them keep dealing with them as they are. More pressure should be placed on those Sunni clerics too. Emphasis on them keeping their mouths shut. Over what the MB brings down on themselves.

Course even with this attempt the MB is still making Demands. Do you think they can understand the concept. They lost?

Egypt's Interior Ministry warned supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on Saturday for a second time to abandon their protest camps as a senior U.S. diplomat met with officials on both sides of the country's political divide.


( A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi prays before "Iftar," the dusk meal when observant Muslims break their day-long fast, during a protest near Cairo University)

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns extended his visit to Cairo by one day so he could meet military leader Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi and the country's prime minister on Sunday, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official said. A member of the pro-Morsi delegation that met Saturday with Burns said the four delegates also would meet again with the U.S. diplomat on Sunday for more talks.

At the core of talks is the political future of the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies following the July 3 coup that ousted Morsi, the country's first freely elected president. The military coup, which followed several days of mass protests by millions of Egyptians demanding his ouster, also led to the dissolution of the Islamist-dominated parliament and the suspension of an Islamist-drafted constitution.

The Brotherhood says it is looking for concessions before beginning talks with their rivals. Such measures could include releasing detained Brotherhood leaders, unfreezing the group's assets, lifting a ban on its television stations and reigning in the use of force against its protesters.....snip~

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Seems we are trying to help the MB stay relevant within Egypt. Major mistake.....they are on the ropes and can be taken out. They are losing money and influence. Now we should just stay out of it and let them Egyptian Military continue to lock them up and those that go radical, let them keep dealing with them as they are. More pressure should be placed on those Sunni clerics too. Emphasis on them keeping their mouths shut. Over what the MB brings down on themselves.

Course even with this attempt the MB is still making Demands. Do you think they can understand the concept. They lost?

Egypt's Interior Ministry warned supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on Saturday for a second time to abandon their protest camps as a senior U.S. diplomat met with officials on both sides of the country's political divide.


( A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi prays before "Iftar," the dusk meal when observant Muslims break their day-long fast, during a protest near Cairo University)

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns extended his visit to Cairo by one day so he could meet military leader Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi and the country's prime minister on Sunday, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official said. A member of the pro-Morsi delegation that met Saturday with Burns said the four delegates also would meet again with the U.S. diplomat on Sunday for more talks.

At the core of talks is the political future of the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies following the July 3 coup that ousted Morsi, the country's first freely elected president. The military coup, which followed several days of mass protests by millions of Egyptians demanding his ouster, also led to the dissolution of the Islamist-dominated parliament and the suspension of an Islamist-drafted constitution.

The Brotherhood says it is looking for concessions before beginning talks with their rivals. Such measures could include releasing detained Brotherhood leaders, unfreezing the group's assets, lifting a ban on its television stations and reigning in the use of force against its protesters.....snip~

US envoy in Egypt holds talks with rival sides
it looks to me we are trying to prevent the creation of another civil war in the region.
 

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it looks to me we are trying to prevent the creation of another civil war in the region.
Well it looks like to me.....we created the mess in the first place. By backing anything that was supported by the MB. Time to wise up. Cut the losses and understand that they are intertwined with al Qaeda. That they will never be able to fake their way thru Democracy to establish their Islamist United States. That they would only do so to gain power. Then it's back to their usual. Stabbing us in the back. Persecuting women and gays. Doing all they can to create whatever problems they can for Western Civilization.

There is no need to give the Muslim Brotherhood any countries to run.....ever!
 

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That is not our job. Wishing to establish a democracy in a cesspool of theocratic morons is not lilkey to work out well.

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no, but a egypt torn apart by civil war would affect the region's already paper thin stability. there is also the little matter of maintaining the suez canal, the shortcut that allows boats to travel from the Mediterranean to the red sea and Indian ocean while avoiding a long trip around the horn of africa.

in order to maintain economic trade flowing from the Mediterranean to asia, the suez canal must be kept open.
 

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no, but a egypt torn apart by civil war would affect the region's already paper thin stability. there is also the little matter of maintaining the suez canal, the shortcut that allows boats to travel from the Mediterranean to the red sea and Indian ocean while avoiding a long trip around the horn of africa.

in order to maintain economic trade flowing from the Mediterranean to asia, the suez canal must be kept open.
Past very corrupt dictatorships did that chore.
 

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no, but a egypt torn apart by civil war would affect the region's already paper thin stability. there is also the little matter of maintaining the suez canal, the shortcut that allows boats to travel from the Mediterranean to the red sea and Indian ocean while avoiding a long trip around the horn of africa.

in order to maintain economic trade flowing from the Mediterranean to asia, the suez canal must be kept open.
Well what do you think the MB has been doing in other Countries? The sectarian divide has already been spreading. It has almost encompassed the entire Mid-East and with Egypt being on that Frontier Leading to it. They are instrumental in that fight against the Shia. Moreover it the Sunni Clerics out of Egypt that has pressed issues and with the West and most definitely with us.

What can Egypt do about the Suez? They need it as a life line. So not much they can do there.
 

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Seems we are trying to help the MB stay relevant within Egypt. Major mistake.....they are on the ropes and can be taken out. They are losing money and influence. Now we should just stay out of it and let them Egyptian Military continue to lock them up and those that go radical, let them keep dealing with them as they are. More pressure should be placed on those Sunni clerics too. Emphasis on them keeping their mouths shut. Over what the MB brings down on themselves.

Course even with this attempt the MB is still making Demands. Do you think they can understand the concept. They lost?

Egypt's Interior Ministry warned supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on Saturday for a second time to abandon their protest camps as a senior U.S. diplomat met with officials on both sides of the country's political divide.


( A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi prays before "Iftar," the dusk meal when observant Muslims break their day-long fast, during a protest near Cairo University)

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns extended his visit to Cairo by one day so he could meet military leader Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi and the country's prime minister on Sunday, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official said. A member of the pro-Morsi delegation that met Saturday with Burns said the four delegates also would meet again with the U.S. diplomat on Sunday for more talks.

At the core of talks is the political future of the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies following the July 3 coup that ousted Morsi, the country's first freely elected president. The military coup, which followed several days of mass protests by millions of Egyptians demanding his ouster, also led to the dissolution of the Islamist-dominated parliament and the suspension of an Islamist-drafted constitution.

The Brotherhood says it is looking for concessions before beginning talks with their rivals. Such measures could include releasing detained Brotherhood leaders, unfreezing the group's assets, lifting a ban on its television stations and reigning in the use of force against its protesters.....snip~

US envoy in Egypt holds talks with rival sides
Well I for one can't think of anywhere in the world where unconditional support for friendly dictatorships has blown up in our faces.
 

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Well I for one can't think of anywhere in the world where unconditional support for friendly dictatorships has blown up in our faces.
Yeah.....I can't think of any others that have focused so much on being against Western Civilization and others religions, and everybody else's lifestyles. To pretty much declare that they are in opposition to everybody else in the World.....either.
 
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