The Real Mohamed Morsi

Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to JewishWorldReview.com, HumanEvents.com and CanadaFreePress.com. He may be reached at atahlert@comcast.net.


video disseminated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) should blow a giant hole in the fantasy the Obama administration refers to as their Muslim “outreach” initiative. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is shown in 2010 delivering an anti-Semitic diatribe, during which he referred to “the Zionists” as “bloodsuckers,” “warmongers,” and “the descendants of apes and pigs.” He also called for “military resistance within the land of Palestine,” further noting that the PLO “was created by the Zionist and American enemies.”

The tape is a compilation of excerpts from two different interviews given by Morsi on March 20 and September 23 in 2010. MEMRI discovered the footage, translated it, and combined it into the aforementioned video. Morsi was a member of the Guidance Office of the Muslim Brotherhood when he delivered the remarks. “The Zionists have no right to the land of Palestine,” he said March 20. “There is no place for them on the land of Palestine. What they took before 1947-8 constitutes plundering, and what they are doing now is a continuation of this plundering. By no means do we recognize their Green Line. The land of Palestine belongs to the Palestinians, not to the Zionists.”

He was sure to include the United States in the mix as well. “We must confront this Zionist entity. All ties of all kinds must be severed with this plundering criminal entity, which is supported by America and its weapons, as well as by its own nuclear weapons, the existence of which is well known. It will bring about their own destruction. The peoples must boycott this entity and avoid normalization of relations with it. All products from countries supporting this entity–from the U.S. and others–must be boycotted.”

Such a boycott must be quite selective. Beginning January 22, Egypt is scheduled to receive the first installment of 10 F-16 fighter jets and 200 Abrams tanks from the United States as part of a $213 million foreign aid package originally promised to former president Hosni Mubarak. Morsi hasn’t cancelled it. Neither has the Obama administration, despite Mubarak’s ouster. Such seeming indifference by Obama has engendered increasing criticism, with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) circulating a petition that has garnered more than 150,000 signatures. “A Shariah dictatorship on Israel’s border–armed with American weapons–is a deadly threat to Israel and America,” it reads. “All U.S. funding to Egypt must be cut off until we can certify that aid to Egypt will help the national security interests of the United States and Israel.”

This is what Morsi thought of such security interests on September 23, 2010. “These futile [Israeli-Palestinian] negotiations are a waste of time and opportunities…We can see how this dream has dissipated. This dream has always been an illusion…No reasonable person can expect any progress on this track. Either [you accept] the Zionists and everything they want, or else it is war. This is what these occupiers of the land of Palestine know–these blood-suckers, who attack the Palestinians, these warmongers, the descendants of apes and pigs…[Zionists] must not be given any opportunity, and must not stand on any Arab or Islamic land. They must be driven out of our countries.” The description of Jews as the offspring of apes and pigs is favored imagery of genocidal clerics all throughout the Muslim world and is drawn from the Koran.

This is not the only belligerent statement made by a member of Egypt’s new leadership recently. Essam el-Erian, deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party and a Morsi advisor, called on Jews to return to Egypt because Israel is a criminal entity. “It is better for Jews to live in a country like Egypt rather than in a country contaminated by occupation,” he contended. “Every Egyptian has the right to come back to Egypt no matter what his religion. Egyptian Jews should refuse to live under a brutal, bloody and racist occupation stained with war crimes against humanity.”

After receiving much criticism, el-Erian clarified his remarks. “Jewish occupiers of the territory of historic Palestine are an obstacle to the Palestinians’ right of return,” he said. “Anyone who can read the future can see that this project has a decade, less than a decade to go, and it is our faith that the people of Palestine can then return to Palestine. There will be no such thing as Israel. Instead there will be Palestine which will be home to Jews, Muslims and Druze and all the people who were there from the start,” he added.

El-Erian’s initial remarks drew the ire of Mohamed Abou Samra, a leading figure in the Islamic Jihad movement. According to Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm, Samra sees a different future for Jews naive enough to take up the offer to return to Egypt. “We shall fight them vigorously if they return, especially the Egyptian-Israeli Jews. Islamic Sharia says they deserve to be killed.”

Samra needn’t have worried. Sharia is now the law of the land in Egypt. On December 23, Egypt’s Sharia-based constitution was finally approved after a second round of voting. Western media apologists had sought to highlight the widespread bitterness of the opposition, and the fact that only 32 percent of the voters turned out to vote. Yet 64 percent of Egyptians who did vote approved the document, suggesting Morsi and Sharia law have firm footing in the worlds’ largest Arab country. Thus Morsi’s commitment to Sharia, highlighted during his May 13, 2012 speech, promising that “I take an oath before Allah and before you all that regardless of the actual text [of the constitution]… Allah willing, the text will truly reflect [Sharia], as will be agreed upon by the Egyptian people, by the Islamic scholars, and by legal and constitutional experts,” has come to pass.

In other words, it would seem Morsi is the kind of man who follows through on what he believes. And what he believes about Israel and the Jews ought to make it clear that arming him and his Muslim Brotherhood followers with additional weaponry is a fool’s errand. Yet as of today, it is an errand the Obama administration intends to fulfill. Michel Rubin, a Middle East regional expert at the American Enterprise Institute, explains why. “Obama lived for years in an ivory tower, where political correctness was a religion,” he contends. “By ignoring reality, Obama’s policies have become untethered from reality.”

Yet reality has intruded. The videos released by MEMRI cannot be easily dismissed–unless a mainstream media that has shown a remarkable incuriosity regarding anything that interferes with the “Arab Spring narrative” is willing to once again give President Obama a pass. One might be forgiven for wondering if the administration’s fallback position here will be the idea that Morsi has “evolved” since 2010. In one sense they would be right. Morsi has indeed evolved. He and his Muslim Brotherhood associates now represent far more of a threat to Israel and the Middle East than they ever have. It remains to be seen if Obama will further enable them with military hardware. If he does, Americans should brace themselves for a possible future of war between Egypt and Israel — with both sides using weapons supplied by the United States.

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  • JacksonPearson

    Egypt's new president Morsi stated:
    "The Koran is Our Constitution, the Prophet is Our Leader, Jihad is Our Path, and Death in the Name of Allah is Our Goal."

    Paradise is no way better than a brothel and hell is a torture chamber. Muhammad was so spiritually deprived that he could not see anything beyond earthly pleasures even after death; leave aside any moral upbringing and purification of the soul. It is really surprising that today more than a billion Muslims put their blind trust on this seventh century criminal, whose life was an example of what not to do, rather than how to behave.

    His Allah is an ungodly God. This God is so ridiculous that he is ready to bribe man with the paradisiacal luxuries, and if man does not fall for it, He frightens human beings with the most sadistic torture of hell. Yet this stupid God, Allah calls himself independent, absolute and disinterested. Such a God is nothing but a clever myth invented by Muhammad. With this invention, Muhammad declared Allah as a real Master and himself as his humble servant. This way he fooled the people by personalizing his authority in the name of God and imposed his dictatorship on them. In theory, Muslims are following Allah’s guidance, but in practice, they are offering their blind obedience to Muhammad. With all these revelations Allah slowly moved away into the background, leaving the front seat to Muhammad.

    The authority of the Qur’an is unquestionable and it leads to hell. Allah and Muhammad were very specific on this matter. Egypt will never be the same.

    • RoguePatriot6

      You nailed it in so many ways it's hard to believe. What you have outlined is the foundational strategy of liberalism. Bribe the people you want support from with pleasures of the flesh and if their moral convictions get the better of them, they are villains or apostates in the case of Islamists.

      • JacksonPearson

        In a nutshell, based on historical facts, Muhammad was a thief, mass murderer, terrorist, bandit, pirate, pedophile, liar, extortionist, slaver, polygamist, and messenger of hate a la his delusional Allah. And today, he's the Muslim world's role model.

    • biff henderson

      Egypt is fast becoming Allah's torture chamber on Earth for the Christian minority and apostates of Islam. The blood letting won't save the faithful from empty bellies and the bread riots that are sure to follow as a result of the economic collapse unless Obama bales them out. Of course, receiving aid from the infidel West makes the ruling leadership apostates by default having taken infidels as friends. Twisted web of bats**t crazy nut jobs the lot of them.

      • JacksonPearson

        Bailouts are temporary, limited and can only last so long. People living under the tyranny of Islam will eventually get to the truth, will throw off their chains and live free. Egypt would be an excellent starting place.

  • Anamah

    This American president must stop to help this dangerous government of Egypt so openly enemy of Israel. Mr Obama must stop all kind of contribution of money or any kind of aid to this fanatic and offensive personage. The Zionist, the American descendants of apes and pigs urge this administration not to help any of those hateful countries. They are also our enemies.

  • http://www.adinakutnicki.com AdinaK

    Why is anyone surprised that the Muslim Brotherhood Mafia's ascendancy, under the reign of Barack HUSSEIN, Obama, catapulted into the stratosphere? Or, that his radical administration would be of piece with their gaining U.S. weaponry – http://adinakutnicki.com/2012/09/22/if-it-looks-l

    Adina Kutnicki, Israel – http://adinakutnicki.com/about/

    • Cassandra

      I am not at all surprise Adina. Syria and then Jordan will be next and Turkey too. And then the circle of hell will have closed around Israel.

  • Mark

    Why always a topic on Muslim brotherhood do the comments like jacksonpearson's appear I don't care about your personal view on Islam or it's followers

  • Mark

    As an Egyptian about the religious credentials of Mudlim Brotgerhoid and they will tell you they are miles away from Islam, they twist and warp sura's and haddiths to support their domination over an easily manipulated uneducated and illiterate population in Egypt. Morsi's rhetoric on Izrael That is used by Ahmadenijad and yet he is labeled in America as a Warmonger and anti-Semite

  • jacob

    Shouldn't the 80% American Jews who financed and elected OBAMA and the the 70% who financed
    and reelected him ask him what is the purpose of carrying on with these planes and tanks delivery,
    now that his pal MORSI has dropped his "democratic "mask ?????
    Just because, if Jews in America have the power Israel detractors attribute them, they should be able
    to make OBAMA pedal back on this nonsense….
    Not that Israel wouldn't know how to deal with it as it has proven ad nauseam time and time again but
    what's the use of this nonsense ????????

  • kasandra

    The reason the mainstream media "has shown a remarkable incuriosity regarding anything that interferes with the “Arab Spring narrative”" is because because it was promoted by Mr. Obama. So, even though "the Arab Spring narrative" has been a disaster for U.S. , Israeli, and Western interests, to criticize it would be to criticize Obama and, of course, they can't do that. He's their guy.

  • Ben Cohen

    The US should cut Egypt off ASAP, no argument from me.

  • Moishe Pupick

    M., 01/07/13

    America is clearly being subverted from within, and the tone is set in the Oval Office. If Barack Husein Obama had applied to be a cop in any U.S. city or town, he probably would have been rejected because of the findings of any routine pre-employment background investigation. Now he has access to state secrets and nuclear launch codes. Fortunately, American citizens are starting to wake up. His gun-grab plans
    are clearly intended to disarm decent, law-abiding U.S. citizens. Will he send in the Pentagon and the FBI into the ghettos and barrios to confiscate guns there!? What about his Operation Fast & Furious? The murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry? And are the recent mass shootings likely psy ops, the results of the M.K. Ultra program? Far fetched? Maybe so but maybe not. . . Orwell's "1984" is here.

  • Coptic John

    Hypocrisy is the virtue of muslim terroristhood

  • ticksandleeches

    Some people are so blind to facts…Brett Gasper I watched his UN address where he called us "Dar ul Harb" and his translator called us "the free world".

    Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood isn't radical Islam – it's fundamental Islam… a big difference.
    Like · Reply · 16 minutes ago

  • taleb ibrahim

    th0se are the products of the arab spring indeed it is a dark bloody foundementalist winter, now they are trying to take syria.
    unfurtunatly obamma adminstration is backing them in syria, they are worse than mursi group.
    those are the prehistorical beaste: Mursi and the saudi royal family and threr allies in syria

  • Herb Benty

    Obama is a real piece of work, isn't he? F-16s and Abrams tanks to genocidal Islamists. My original question remains….why are Americans putting up with this, how is it possible that Obama has not been impeached, that Reid and Pelosi have not been removed because of Treason? Tyrany and Evil are a steamroller if left unchecked.

    • Mary Sue

      Same reason Clinton didn't get removed by Impeachment. The Mainstream Media and the darlings of the Left won't allow it.

  • Ken Kelso

    Thank You Arnold Ahlert for showing us the real Islamo fascist Morsi is
    Just to let Morsi know, Israel existed 1500 years before Mohammad was born.
    Egypt has become a Islamo Nazi country.
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2011/08/islamic-s
    Egyptians Protest Outside Israeli Embassy With Swastika Sign Saying “The Gas Chambers Are Ready”
    August 22, 2011
    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx
    Egyptian Cleric: Obligation to Murder Israelis
    A senior Egyptian cleric has issued a ruling declaring it permissible to murder Israeli citizens in Egypt. Dr. Salah Sultan, a lecturer on Islamic law (Sharia) at Cairo University, declared Friday that any Egyptian Muslim who meets a Zionist must kill him.
    8/23/2011
    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/
    Egypt: More Calls to Murder Israelis
    A second call by a Muslim Brotherhood cleric to murder Israelis, this one targeting Israel’s Ambassador to Egypt.
    Maayana Miskin
    8/28/2011,
    Senior Muslim Brotherhood cleric Dr. Salah Sultan has called to murder Israel’s Ambassador to Egypt, Yitzchak Lebanon, Arutz Sheva’s Dalit Halevy reports. Last week Sultan declared that all Israelis in Egypt should be murdered.
    http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4110102
    ‘Mossad plotted to harm Egyptian fertility’
    Egypt’s Al-Ahram daily claims Israeli Ofir Harrari accused of spying for Israel, devised to sell Egypt hair products endangering reproductive abilities
    8/17/11
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaa
    Shark ‘sent to Egypt by Mossad’
    An Egyptian official has claimed that a shark that killed one person and left four others injured in Egypt could have been placed there by agents from Mossad, the Israeli spy agency.
    This is the shark suspected of being responsible for the attacks in Egypt, which killed a German woman and left four others seriously injured.
    Nick Collins
    Dec 2010
    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2012/03/egyptian
    Egyptian clerics: “Hatred of Jews is a form of worship” (MEMRI)
    March 12, 2012
    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
    http://www.timesofisrael.com/egyptian-presidents-
    Egyptian president’s adviser describes Israel as ‘occupied Arab Palestine’‘This will remain its name till the end of time,’ aide to Morsi says in response to a question on Cairo’s future relations with Israel
    Elhanan Miller
    Sep 20, 2012

  • Ghostwriter

    Morsi is a slug. A real slug.

    • JacksonPearson

      "A real slug" that morphed into a cockroach.

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