Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

Saudis Recognize Obama as a “Girly Man” President

December 27th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 24 (UPI) — “Saturday Night Live” has run a series of comedy sketches mimicking Arnold Schwarzenegger — “Pumping Up with Hans and Franz.” “Weightlifters” Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon dressed up in sweat suits with inflated, fake muscles. The duo mocked those who didn’t lift weights as “girly men.” Emphasizing the importance

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Muslim Brotherhood’s world domination blueprint

August 28th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 27 (UPI) — Unappreciative of Western philosophy, members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood probably never heard an analogy first mentioned by Roman statesman Cicero — “putting the cart before the horse!” For more than two millennia, the phrase has applied to situations of misplaced priorities. In the aftermath of the Egyptian military removing

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On Muslim Brotherhood — Is Obama Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

July 11th, 2013

By James G. Zumwalt The pro-democracy crowd celebrating President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster in Cairo’s Tahrir Square unfurled a banner-a warning about Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) backing him. It read, “Wake up, America.” Hopefully, President Obama heeds it. The road traveled to join the club of democratic nations is not always an easy one-sometimes

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Morsi’s dilemma: Was Prophet Muhammad wrong?

February 6th, 2013

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Feb. 5 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., Feb. 5 (UPI) — Recent revelations of statements made years ago by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi leave him between a rock and a hard place. As a Muslim, a special Islamist card to extricate himself is available for play to

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Has Morsi “Climbed on to the Roof?”

December 12th, 2012

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Dec. 11 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., Dec. 11 (UPI) — The joke is told about a man asking a neighbor to check on his cat and elderly mother while he travels. Later, he called the neighbor to inquire about his cat. He was stunned when his

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Egypt’s political process: The good, the bad and the ugly

June 20th, 2012

The political process of transitioning from autocracy in Egypt has turned ugly. One can only hope a model of government evolves serving the best interests of the people. Published: June 19, 2012 at 6:30 AM By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., June 19 (UPI) — Car manufacturers know, if a new model

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Understanding Egypt’s sexual intercourse law

May 9th, 2012

Published: May 8, 2012 at 6:30 AM By JAMES. G. ZUMWALT UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., May 8 (UPI) — If, as the White House suggests, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood represents moderate Islam and if it is the most influential component within their Parliament, a macabre draft law proposed by some members should send us

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Talking turkey in Egypt

February 20th, 2012

Published: February 16, 2012 By JAMES ZUMWALT UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Feb. 16 (UPI) — Forty-three members of pro-democracy, non-governmental organizations, including 19 Americans, face criminal charges in Egypt following raids on their offices. Allegations that unlicensed foreign NGOs were directing their efforts at destabilizing Egypt are being investigated. This, plus a draft

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Taking a Wrong Turn on Egypt’s Road to Democracy

January 30th, 2012

Published: January 30, 2012 in Family Security Matters Like the veil a Muslim woman wears to hide her face, almost three decades of rule by President Hosni Mubarak kept hidden the true political aspirations of the Egyptian people under his veil of authority. That veil has now been lifted for all to see underneath. Beauty is in

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Sleepless in Tehran?

March 24th, 2011

Published in Family Security Matters March 24, 2011 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may now better understand the caveat “be careful what you wish for.” When protests occurred in Egypt to force President Hosni Mubarak to resign in February, Ahmadinejad supported the protestors. He heralded the “wave of rage” in the region as the dawn of a new

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