What was the reason for the interim government's recent use of excessive force against the Muslim Brotherhood?
A high-ranking Egyptian intelligence official told WND there was "evidence that indicated the Islamist group was creating its own military and terrorist apparatus."
Could this evidence explain the decision by Egypt's interim government to use force in disbanding the MB protests on Aug. 14, which left around 500 dead?
The military official also alleges that jihadists linked to al-Qaeda are flooding to the Sinai Peninsula where the MB are said to be amassing its own force.
The official is also purportedly saying that the MB are "coordinating that force with their political and militant ally, the Jihadi Salafist group." It's also believed that Turkey is sending aid, military, financial and terrorist support, to the MB through international firms.
The WND report also says: "The Egyptian intelligence official confirmed to WND the Hamas-Turkish cooperation and claimed it extended to the Muslim Brotherhood, which asked Hamas to aid in their efforts to build a military wing."
Could this information be the reason the interim government used what many in the world are saying was excessive force against the MB? Another report on WND says that the MB is contemplating starting a civil war in Egypt. In that report WND said:
The "Muslim Brotherhood leaders are discussing how to implement a long-term civil war so the opposition does not enjoy stability if the Brotherhood is unable to return to power."
Could the interim government's fear be true that MB is actually contemplating a "protracted armed struggle in Egypt?" It's said that Qatar and Turkey are mediating between MB and the international community. If those efforts fail, more than likely a civil war could erupt in Egypt.
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