The Arab Spring Is Bursting Into An Inferno, Thanks To Obama

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:48 am

How responsible is Obama for this near-instant transformation of what was arguably our most strategically important friend in the Islamic world?

Consider that, as pointed out this week by Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney, “On the occasion of Mr. Obama’s first ‘outreach to the Muslim world’ speech at Cairo’s al-Azhar University in June 2009, he insisted that Brotherhood operatives be in the audience.”

Until then, the Brotherhood had been relegated to the shadows within Egypt by the nation’s military. But in the wink of an eye, Obama gave it legitimacy in a speech that intentionally snubbed the country’s absent president; Mubarak was neither present, nor was he mentioned as Obama wildly exaggerated what he called “civilization’s debt to Islam.”

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