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Egyptian Government Favors Trump, Fears Clinton Will Support Muslim Brotherhood

TEL AVIV – Egypt favors Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the race to become the next president, fearing that a Democratic victory will be a “catastrophe” for the region as it will “arouse” the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic State, an examination of the government press shows.

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Ed Royce: Iran Deal Means We Need Republican in White House

Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told the California GOP Convention on Saturday that he is deeply concerned about increases in Iran’s terrorist activity as a result of the Iran deal.

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Obama’s Paris No-Show, Snubbing Sisi’s Reforms: Two Messages to the Muslim World

Symbols matter throughout the world, but no more so than in the Middle East. Like it or not, with President Obama’s no-show in Paris, the Ummah (Muslim world) will likely interpret his absence as another subtle message that he stood with the Islamic Jihadis who were defending the Prophet Mohammed. The Obama Administration is now in full damage control mode by admitting it made an “error.” Was it an error or deliberate?

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Egyptian President al-Sisi Calls for an Islamic Reformation

One of the most controversial, and yet indisputable, observations that can be made about the current state of global affairs is that Islam has problems with violence and aggression. (That’s not redundant – cultural and political aggression without physical violence are possible, and troublesome.)