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Faith in the People of Egypt

Posted on the 20 February 2011 by Igoudiaby

Faith in the People of EgyptTalks about the need to be wary of a Muslim Brotherhood takeover died out very quickly as the Egyptian crisis intensified. They resurfaced on Sunday morning shows and newspapers, and one has to wonder why.

What needs to be done in Egypt now has been well said this Sunday on Meet the Press by Dr Susan Rice, the US Ambassador to the United Nations. “We have faith in the People of Egypt, we have faith in Democracy, and we believe in allowing democratic institutions to take root and to flourish”, she said, reacting to an excerpt of a USA Today article.

The uprising occurred in Egypt because the people had enough of an oppressive regime that left them with little hope. Any party that would end up being voted into power, including the Muslim Brotherhood, will be met with the same resolve if it fails to meet the people expectation.

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