Prohibition (aka, the “war on drugs”) is an illiberal failure.
The refugees and civilian leaders believe the illiberal rhetoric from their armed allies reflect fundraising, not ideology.
Both liberal revolutionaries and the illiberal Brotherhood will be back to square one.
1530s, "ungentlemanly, base, mean," from Middle French illiberal (14c.), from Latin illiberalis "ungenerous, mean, sordid; unworthy of a freeman," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + liberalis (see liberal). A sense of "narrow-minded politically; unconcerned with the rights or liberties of others" is attested from 1640s, and might conceivably be revived to take up some of the burden that drags down conservative.