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EGYPT’s Military Says Brotherhood Not A Threat

The Muslim Brotherhood doesn’t pose a threat to democratic reform, a top military official said this week.

Do Islamists need a way out?

The Case of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in Islam and Politics: Renewal and Resistance in the Muslim World, Stimson Regional Voices, Henry L. Stimson Center Washington, 2009, pp 3-16].

UK Ambassador Downplays Concerns of Growing MB Political Role

A recent statement by James Watt British Ambassador to Egypt highlights that his country feels there is no threat from the growth of the Muslim Brotherhood’s (MB) role in Egypt.

What’s So Scary About the Muslim Brotherhood?

Essam Erian throws his hands up in mock surrender. "I cannot answer this question," he says, smiling broadly. "This is a question for me to ask, for you to answer."

Why the Muslim Brotherhood Are Egypt’s Best Democrats

After the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003, many Western commentators were surprised by the ease with which Iraq's religious movements adapted to multiparty democracy.

Slovakia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Downplays Concerns of MB in Power

During a three-day visit to Egypt, Slovakia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mikulas Dzurinda, met with the former Secretary General of the Arab League, Amr Mousa, and Mansour el-Essawi, the Egyptian Interior

German Official: MB is an Asset to Egypt’s Upcoming Phase

Speaking to the MENA the President of the Arab-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Rainer Herret stated that the German Government will consider the economic policies adopted by all Egyptian

Saad Eddin Ibrahim: MB Is Organized But Not Most Popular

Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Chairman of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Democratic Studies, described the Muslim Brotherhood as the most powerful and most organized group prepared to enter in the

MB – A Force to be Reckoned With

Describing the Muslim Brotherhood as a force to be reckoned with, Copt business tycoon Naguib Sawiris announced a plan to form a coalition to compete against the MB in the

MB Rise; to Fear or not to Fear

Following the toppling of Mubarak’s regime analysts and observers have busied themselves creating possible scenarios concerning the Muslim Brotherhood and its rising status in Egypt and the region.