U.S. giving Muslim Brotherhood Egypt tanks and fighter jets

This is great [sarcasm]: the Egyptian military will be all set when it goes to war with Israel. “Muslim Brotherhood inherits U.S. war gear,” by Rowan Scarborough for The Washington Times, December 6:

For Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-dominated government, more battle tanks and jet fighters are on their way from the United States.

Cairo’s military link to Washington has remained intact, meaning the U.S. will continue to modernize the biggest military in Africa — even as President Mohammed Morsi has decreed near-absolute power for himself and his supporters and opponents battle outside his palace.

Analysts say Egypt’s military buildup presents risks for Washington — and Israel — with the growing influence of the Brotherhood, whose overriding goal is to establish Shariah, or Islamic, law worldwide.

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