During the so-called Arab Spring, Barack Obama supported Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood’s choice to become Egypt’s president. The fact that he didn’t really win the election made no difference. Morsi immediately attempted to turn the formerly pro-American nation into a Sharia-compliant wasteland. His power play moves to subjugate the military and courts, to rewrite the Constitution, and make himself the supreme leader of Egypt did not sit well with the Egyptian people.
Morsi did very little to improve the lives of the people of Egypt; but hey, Obama liked the guy. A typical case of a leftist Democrat supporting a tyrant. On June 28, the Egyptian people rose up to remove Morsi from power. The would-be tyrant had to face the reality that the Egyptian people just weren’t enamored with him! It was at this point that the true saviors of the Egyptian people–the Egyptian Military–drove the Muslim Brotherhood and their military arm, al Qaeda, from power. But unlike a coup-d’état, the military did not take over the government.
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Back in Washington, the Jarrett Administration (which Obama just happens to work for) decided that the ouster of Morsi and the crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood was indeed a coup-d’état. The Regime therefore demanded that Morsi be returned to power, or military aid to Egypt would be terminated. Naturally, Obama managed to make himself highly unpopular with the Egyptian people and single-handedly destroyed the long-term, positive relationship America had with the Arab Republic. Under orders from Valerie Jarrett, Barack cut off military and civilian aid while the Egyptian nation was fighting remnants of the Brotherhood and al Qaeda. This week, Secretary of State John Kerry was dispatched to Egypt for the purpose of convincing Egyptian leaders that Obama didn’t REALLY support the Muslim Brotherhood during Morsi’s reign of terror. It was just a simple misunderstanding.
PutinNot one to miss a golden opportunity, Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Egypt, hoping to replace the United States as the main supplier of arms to the Egyptian military. Once in Cairo, “he is expected to announce a major arms sales package as part of efforts to build closer military relations.” Obama sided with the wrong people and lost another ally in the war against terrorism. Several American defense contractors will have to lay off workers because Obama chased off another customer. Between the NSA scandal and siding with known terrorist organizations, Obama has lost all creditably on the world stage. His chickens have come home to roost.
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