Egyptian President Morsi Threatens Israel with War while Supporters Calls for Genocide

So far the new Muslim Brotherhood regime in Egypt has withdrawn its ambassador, sent its Prime Minister into Gaza, apparently accompanied by a special Egyptian army unit, to show solidarity with Hamas. And President Morsi has begun threatening Israel in increasingly blunt terms.

Egypt will continue to support Gaza against continued attacks from Israeli armed forces, President Mohamed Morsi reiterated on Friday.

“The price will be high if the aggression continues,” Morsi said after he performed Friday prayers in Fatma Al-Sharbatly Mosque in Cairo’s Fifth Settlement.

“Egypt is different from yesterday,” he added. “We assure them [Israel] that the price will be high for continued aggression, and [we tell them] you have to bear the responsibility.”

During Morsi’s speech, worshipers chanted: “Khaybar, Khaybar, Oh Jews, the army of Mohamed will return,”

That’s the equivalent of German soccer fans chanting, “Auschwitz, Auschwitz.”  It’s a reference to the historical Muslim ethnic cleansing, enslavement and massacre of Jews.

That was followed by this love note on Twitter

Morsi tweeted on his Twitter page: “We have the power to uproot the aggressiveness just like it uprooted exploitation. I don’t want to take unusual steps but if I see that the homeland is in danger, I won’t hesitate.”

And just in case there was any ambiguity…

Morsi said earlier that “Gaza will not remain alone as it was,” adding that the aggressors “know they will pay a heavy price is they continue their aggression.” He also said that “the Egyptians throughout their history were not an aggressive people, but they are capable of stopping any attack.”

Morsi is talking as if Gaza is part of Egypt, which from his standpoint and that of the Muslim Brotherhood it is, but at the same time refusing to take responsibility for it. It’s contradictory and hypocritical. Gaza is part of Egypt when it comes to threatening Israel, but not part of Egypt when it comes to providing social services and law enforcement. It’s an independent territory, but Egypt is now obligated to defend it, but bears no responsibility for its aggression.

Meanwhile the Muslim Brotherhood party is drafting an amendment to allow the Egyptian military to take over the Sinai, which amounts to an end to the Camp David Accords and the beginning of a slide into war.

But let’s pull back for a moment and ask a small question.

Did the Hamas war begin because of the Israeli election or because of Morsi’s own growing political difficulties. The consensus in the media is the former, but in Egypt, it would seem to be the latter. Unable to make any traction at home, Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood appear to be very ready to loudly posture on Gaza to distract their own people from their economic failures.

  • flowerknife_us

    Does the Egyptian Army command want a war?

    • Daniel Greenfield

      They're not running the show anymore.

  • Ghostwriter

    Somehow,this doesn't surprise me one bit.

  • Mary Sue

    Yeah this was only a matter of time, once they threw out Mubarak. For all his faults at least that guy wasn't THAT insane.

  • pennyrobinsonfans

    Good jorb, Sock Puppet. Here's to another four glorious years. Forward!

  • Ed Frias
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  • Ed Frias

    When will the world understand, Israel is dealing with Islamo Nazis.
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    This one's got it all: Jews are donkeys, "President" Benjamin Franklin (who was president 50 years ago) warned the US against them, calls to kill all Jews, and more.
    But don't call them anti-semitic
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  • mojo

    If Gaza is part of Egypt, then Israel is justified in "degrading" (to use the polite term) the Egyptian military in response to the rocket attacks.

    You just bought the pig in the poke, Morsi.

  • Iron Yank

    Go ahead Morsi, send your army eastward en masse like lambs to the slaughter. It will certainly look odd to see smoldering US made M1 tanks all over the Sinai instead of the usual Russian models

  • muslim

    does only israel have right to defy form him?
    palestinian are mankind and right to defy from his equpied country, israeel is fake country and will defeat soon. muslims didnt make war with others but others used atomic bomb for japan and …!
    amrica destroyed vietnam and iraq and afghanistan.

    • cdnbn

      Israel LEFT Gaza years ago.
      Gaza gets tonnes of foreign aid.
      They should have used their time and resources to build a functioning country.

      Israel would have no reason to attack Gaza if there were no missiles being fired from there!!

      Why blame Israel?
      Hamas caused this to happen by all the missles they have been launching!!!

    • Richard Of OZ

      Give it up, mustard. Your taqiyya doesn't work here.

    • Parenthetical Phrase

      Hey muslim, I think you could get your point across better if you first learned how to speak and write English.

  • muslim

    muslim power will come back soon. because they got rid of dictators that america had supported them aginst muslim wishs.

  • muslim

    if american dictators eliminat from muslim countries, u can see muslim power that can save himselves from america lying world

  • JacksonPearson

    A Salifist Sunni turd, and Shiite turd make a great pic. Which end is the clean end of the turds?

  • @LizHerrer

    oh thank you US government for believing Morsi was a good guy, look at the mess the world is in, shame on youuuu, actual administration, nobody has a right to invade a country, if somebody comes to invade my house i ll surely will react and defend myself, and arabs have p[lenty of land but nooo they want the minusculel Israel land, leave Israel alone, go work or something.

  • muslim hater

    All Muslims should be wiped from the face of the earth and their prophet Mohammed was a boy loving pedophile

  • Parenthetical Phrase

    The photo of Morsi and Ahmadinejad looks like they're just about to get into some heavy face-sucking. Aren't there any Muslims in the world that are embarassed by this? When any two Muslim leaders get together, do they always have to have the traditional deep tongue-kissing photo op to be respected in the Arab/Muslim world? Morsi looks like a gorilla and Pres. I'm a Nut Job looks like a monkey! And they say Jews are descended from monkeys! Take a look at them!

  • jkbrent

    Morsi should shut his mouth. Before Israel shuts it for him.

  • Sean

    I love it how the picture has nothing to do with the article. And let's be honest we all know how corrupted both parties are! All that matters is the life of innocent people. I am sorry Israeli and Palestinian people!

  • http://http//ch Samir S. Halabi

    President Mohammed Morsi the Jew-hating pro-Nazi Muslim-Brotherhood is now well on his way to having his balls cut off.

  • Ali

    Cut natural gas with Israel, sent troops to Sinai, the only leader that stopped the Gaza crisis 6 months ago, strong ties with Hamas, wanted to review peace treaty again, recieved F-16 Jets from Obama, several anti Jews speech, trains Hamas in Sinai and just bluffing to gain more power. Also, the rebels are in Golan Heights at the moment. This is a sign of upcoming war with Israel. FINALLY, Egypt chose the right leader! We will have to wait until Syria's civil war is finished so the rebels can get the opportunity to get in through Golan Heights while Egypt cross Sinai, it will cause too much distraction for Israel. In 1973, Israel struggled to cope both side and Henry Kissinger admitted they were failing apart so they threatened for interventions. If Egypt continued the war, Israel wouldn't be existed. This time Egypt won't listen to US again for sure since now their military mapowers are stronger than Israel at the moment.

    • Alex

      In 1973 the war ended with Israeli Soldiers 100 km from Cairo and 40 km from Damascus. They humiliated you in 67 and would have again if not for the ceasfire.Please stop living in this fantasy that the Arab armies had the upper hand in 73. Even if Morsi is stupid enough to risk another war and decides to invade Israel, the soldiers won't allow it they'll just go home.