Just in case you thought the banning of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafist presidential candidates was going to ensure a Sharia-free future for Egypt, this statement from the new leading candidate indicates that Egypt is sliding toward Sharia and Islamic Jew-hatred one way or the other. “Egyptian presidential front-runner promises tougher line on Israel,” by Elhanan Miller for the Times of Israel, April 18 (thanks to Benedict):
Egyptian presidential front-runner Amr Moussa pledged to adopt a tougher stance on Israel than his predecessor Hosni Mubarak if elected president next month.
In an 80-page political program released by his office on Wednesday, Moussa dedicates the final chapter to “national security and foreign policy.” Under the article titled “returning to historic, honorable principles in dealing with the Palestinian question as a priority of Egyptian national security,” Moussa writes that Egypt has experienced “years of laxity” in its dealings with Israel.
He adds that “all forms of political, economic and legal support must be given to Palestinians in their struggle for rights.” The Arab Initiative for comprehensive peace with Israel ratified in 2007 will serve as his primary guideline, writes Moussa, with the goal of “solving the conflict rather than managing it.”
Moussa concludes that he will tie development of Egyptian-Israeli relations to “Israel’s level of willingness to end the conflict, step by step and commitment by commitment.”…
Of course. It is always up to the kuffar to make concessions.