October 6, 2010
Special Dispatch No. 3274

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide: 'The U.S. Is Now Experiencing the Beginning of Its End'; Improvement and Change in the Muslim World 'Can Only Be Attained Through Jihad and Sacrifice'

In one of his recent weekly sermons, titled "How Islam Confronts the Oppression and Tyranny [against the Muslims]," Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Muhammad Badi' accused the Arab and Muslim regimes of employing tyranny against their peoples, of avoiding confrontation with the Muslims' real enemies – the Zionist entity and the U.S. – and of disregarding Allah's commandment to wage jihad against the infidels.

About the U.S., he said that it is immoral and therefore doomed to collapse, and that it is "experiencing the beginning of its end and is heading towards its demise."

Badi' added that the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations have proved to be pointless, and accused the Palestinian Authority of selling out the Palestinian cause, adding that the PA's days are numbered. He also stated that the Palestinian people in the West Bank and Gaza are preparing for a third intifada, and called on the mujahideen in Gaza to be patient and persist in their jihad, because Allah is with them. Finally, he urged all Arab and Muslims to unite in support of the resistance, for "resistance is the solution," and exhorted them to have faith in the Koranic promise that Allah would deliver the infidels into their hands, even if they are weak at the moment.

Badi's sermon was condemned by the PA. A PA spokesman said that in accusing the PA of selling out the Palestinian cause, the Muslim Brotherhood had distorted the truth and disregarded the fact that the PA adheres to the Palestinian principles, including the establishment of a Palestinian...

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