The truth is that as an Al-Jazeera reporter, Mohamed Fahmy was in Egypt for one overriding purpose. As an agent for Al-Jazeera, that purpose was to push a Qatari-backed Muslim Brotherhood agenda. The rub is that Fahmy held dual Canadian / Egyptian citizenship and Canadian media – as well as the Prime Minister Stephen Harper want to see Fahmy released.
Egypt is fighting for its very survival, which includes dynamics like the one involving Fahmy that Canadians don’t fully understand. Walid Shoebat recently appeared on Sun News Network opposite a Canadian citizen who began to argue for Fahmy’s release. As usual, Shoebat introduced an angle that isn’t often considered by western media: