IJR: A report from Time Magazine theorizes the underlying motivation the Trump administration may have in extending an olive branch to President el-Sisi. By inviting him to the White House for a meeting with President Trump, the new administration appears to be signaling a desire to prioritize stability in the region over human rights violations.
El-Sisi cemented his grip on power in the North African nation through harsh crackdowns
on supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi. In the wake of el-Sisi’s coup, Egyptian courts made countless controversial rulings – including a “mass death sentence” for 183 defendants. more …
Opinion: To suggest that Obama shunned el-Sisi because of human rights violations on the part of Egypt’s government is pure garbage.
Barack Obama engineered the massive coup that ousted Hosni Mubarak beginning with the invitation of the Muslim Brotherhood to the 2009 Cairo speech.
The administration and the sycophant press went into overdrive with claims that the Brotherhood had renounced violence.
The Arab spring would take place just 20 months later in January 2011, and Mubarak would be gone on February 11, 2011. The Muslim Brotherhood took the presidency of Egypt according to plan and chaos broke out in Egypt until el-Sisis put a stop to it.
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ended the Brotherhood’s reign of terror in Egypt. Now it is up to President Donald Trump root them (CAIR, INSA, MSA) out of Washington.