Beware the Islamists in the wings

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Author(s) Tim Rutten
Source Los Angeles Times
Date February 5, 2011
Quotes-start.png "The United States has found a way to maintain close relations with the hard-line Islamic fundamentalist regime in Saudi Arabia and with the "soft" Islamists now in power in Turkey. It won't be easy or comfortable, but we probably can find a similar accommodation with Egypt — particularly because there isn't any choice." Quotes-end.png

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This item takes a mixed stance on the position Hosni Mubarak should step down on the topic 2011 Egyptian protests.