American analysts continue to assert that Egyptians just want Western-style pluralistic democracy. No one actually on the scene in Egypt, however, is calling for that. “Egyptians demand restoration of Islam,” from AhlulBayt News Agency, February 6:
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Spokesman of Muslim Brotherhood said that the unprecedented presence of over 7 million Egyptian people in the Friday protests shook the palace of Hosni Mubarak.
Ahmad Mersi told al-Alam news network that the Egyptian revolutionary people demand a restoration of Islamic rules in the country andan [sic] ouster of Mubarak’s despotic rule.
He said the Egyptian people will continue protests until the ruling system is toppled….