[DEBATE] : Egyptian Islamists Join Call for General Strike
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Thu May 1 20:41:29 BST 2008
On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Peter Dwyer <peter at brc-net.org.uk> wrote:
> am glad to see that you see the importance of us welcoming the fact that
> the Muslim brotherhood support the strikes despite the fact that we may have
> many profound disagreements with some of the politics of the Brotherhood.
> Yet am amazed to see that you don't see how the same principle can apply to
> supporting the resistance led, in some respects, by the dalai, to Chinese
> colonialism whilst we may have profund disagreemnets with the dalai.
IMHO, the Tibetan-Chinese conflict is a singularly unpromising one in
the sense that, whichever side "wins," nothing good for either
Tibetans or Chinese or the rest of us will come of it.
The struggle in Egypt is, in contrast, quite promising, though a lot
depends on how it will develop.
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