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The Muslim Brotherhood After Mubarak | Foreign Affairs

The Muslim Brotherhood After Mubarak | Foreign Affairs.

There has been much talk about the Muslim Brotherhood.  It has been used as a fear card by the Mubarak Regime.  So far there has been no evidence that they will turn the country in an Iran, as Iran has suggested today.  The first step is to remove Mubarak, a new constitution, free elections, free press.  The people will decide.

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White House and Egypt plans for Mubarak Exit

The Obama Administration is discussing  with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Mubarak to resign immediately, turning power over to a transitional government. 

This is at long last the best thing that good happen.  A transitional government headed by Vice President Omar Suleiman backed by the chief of the Egyptian armed forces would immediately begin a process of constitutional reform. 

I know we all wonder who will be moved to the front and be the next leader.  That is up to the Egytian people.  Their right to choose is absolute.  People worry about the Muslim Brotherhood and that they may take over and turn Egypt into a radical islamic state.  If that is what the people of Egypt choose then so be it.  We may not like it, but we will learn to live with it. 

Read the article: nytimes.com/2011/02/04/middleeast/04