Quote:Linked to Al-Qaeda, the Brotherhood is understood to be multiplying and organizing from the mosques. According to their spokesperson, they expect to win 75 per cent of the electoral seats they contest in Septemberâ€™s election.
Some expect something more sinister.
â€œThere might be a deal between the army and the Muslim Brotherhood to share power and basically hijack the whole revolution,â€ says Younes Abouyoub, Middle East scholar at Columbia University. â€œThis is the oldest and the best organized political movement in opposition so far.And of course, if the field is more or less level after Mubarak has gone, they have more chances than others who are not well organized.â€
This does not surprise me in the least. I already
expected the Muslim Brotherhood to take power in
Egypt but it was not my suspicion that they could
even remotely have a chance of 75%. The article
pointed out that Washington is already in Egypt
trying to get cozy with whoever will take power but the
big question then becomes, is Washington willing to
ally themselves with a possible MB government in
Egypt? Well of course they must, it was the CIA
which caused this Revolution which will most likely
put them in power.
I just wonder how Israel will feel having an ally of
Hamas right on their doorstep with a Westernized
military and a deep hostility towards their nation and