US-POLITICS-OBAMA-CORRESPONDENTSObama has sided with traditionalist Islamic groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood over modernizers such as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The current Obama administration policy uses Brotherhood-aligned groups in the United States to re-educate potential jihadis.  Al-Sisi, on the other hand, called for a meeting Jan.1 at Islam’s leading seminary and questioned traditional doctrines of the religion. He said, “Is it possible that 1.6 billion people [Muslims] should want to kill the rest of the world’s inhabitants — that is seven billion — so that they themselves may live? Impossible!”  He went on to say during the speech: “That thinking — I am not saying ‘religion’ but ‘thinking’ — that corpus of texts and ideas that we have sacralized over the years, to the point that departing from them has become almost impossible, is antagonizing the entire world. It’s antagonizing the entire world!”  Obama has repeatedly praised Islam as a “religion of peace.” More