Muslim Brotherhood Now Has Right to Declare War
The authority to declare war will be stripped from the Supreme Council of Armed Forces and given to the president, Egypt’s constitutional assembly decided. To declare war, the president will require the consent of the National Defense Council, a security body revived in June by the army and comprising political and military figures. It will also require the consent of the People’s Assembly, Egypt’s parliament, but not that of SCAF.
What this means is that the Muslim Brotherhood now has the unilateral ability to go to war with Israel or any other country at any time of its choosing. The Egyptian military will receive its marching orders. With troops concentrations in the Sinai and the Muslim Brotherhood negotiating with Salafis to form an alliance with Sinai Bedouins… the Sinai is about to turn into Gaza. (...)