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So, back to square one.

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Mubarak, Qddafi and Assad were a lot better than the al-Quaeda factions in power now.

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Mubarak, Qddafi and Assad were a lot better than the al-Quaeda factions in power now.

No you are so wrong; Al Quaeda still exists because of these people. Their existences contribute Al Quaeda. All political views including political Islam, must be allowed to be represented on the political scene legally.

But since these dictators forbid any possible opposition, people cannot find a legal alternative to express themselves peacefully. Al Quaeda terrorists cannot survive without oppression, poverty and injustice. Unfortunately there are plenty of those, in the Arab dictatorships.

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'Political' Islam does not want to participate in the political system, it wants to dominate it and steamroll over any opposition it faces, silencing it's opponents with blood. Even the clerics of Iran are more palatable, if just barely.

If we have to settle between Oppressive Regime #1 or #2, I'd rather the regime that oppresses people equally. At least there's a chance at renaissance and reformation.

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'Political' Islam does not want to participate in the political system, it wants to dominate it and steamroll over any opposition it faces, silencing it's opponents with blood

How do you know? The thing is that, you mustn’t enough experience to support this claim. Because the only political Islamic party, -that was democratically elected - in the region is in Tunisia now. They came to power after the revolution. On the other hand Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was toppled after one-year of ruling. Just one year. The military has committed a coup and simply didn’t give them the chance to be represented legally.

We see many examples of military and religious dictatorships in Arab world. They are all failures. We know very well that these non-democratic environments produce terrorist entities constantly.

My point is that you cannot say that, because current status-quo, simply doesn’t allow any political Islamic parties to come into power.

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