Stability has Left the Building - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rambo
    • 02.12.11 | 18:27 (IST)

    Stability is in the mind of the citizen. If Hosni Mubaraks rule left thousands imprisoned, many more starving and the economy in shambles is that truly stability? If the Islamists will bring order, economic stability, cut down on poverty and improve unemployment then the people will vote for it. On the other hand what level of stability has Hamas brought to Gaza?? Radicalism in Islam usually results in violence, supression of freedom of speech and archaic laws from the Middle Ages. Take Irans "Revolution" people fled the country afterward and the Ayatollahs and Ahmadinejad have pushed it into turmoil with sanctions. The Western World attempted to control the flow of oil by propping up the dictators so that the Islamists could not cause problems. All of this remains to be seen in Egypt post Mubarak

    from the article: Ultraconservative Islamists make gains in Egypt elections
    First published 17:46 02.12.11 | Last updated 17:46 02.12.11
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