by Jerry Gordon (February 2015)
When Mohammed Morsi became the elected President of Egypt in June 2012, one of his first acts was to replace Marshall Tantawi, as Defense Minister with Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders had been jailed under long term strongman President Mubarak but escaped during the turmoil of the Arab Spring in January 2011. Morsi and the MB leaders saw an opening when Mubarak caved to the requests of the US Administration and left office in the face of daily demands by masses convening in Tahrir square with scenes of hundreds shot by the Egyptian military and security forces. The hope was that elections of a new President might result in an Egypt under more secular leadership of a reformist bent. Instead, Morsi’s election in June 2012 went in the opposite direction...more>>>
You mentioned "training by both Democratic and Republican NGOs of MB and Salafist candidates for Egypt’s parliament." Which NGOs were engaged in this destructive and foolhardy enterprise?
Thank you, Jerry Gordon, for interviewing Robert Stock on these most important issues. I really appreciate his knowledge and truth and have followed him for a while. I hope your readership really listens to what he has to say. I also would like to know more about the Reb and Dem NGO's.