To the average just liberated Arab, secularism means allying with America and the West. Those are the same governments that foolishly supported the dictators who oppressed them for decades. No wander the Islamic Nahda won in Tunisia the the Muslim brotherhood and even the more far right Salafist party won 70% of the vote. In the Muslims, out the seculars. As far as Israel is concerned, it is not even a side issue.
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from the article: Islamists win 70 percent of the vote in second round of Egypt elections