Trip Report by Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to Egypt

The primary purpose of my trip was to join 40 other Carter Center election observers who have been deployed in Egypt since late November. Additionally, I wished to consult with

FJP’s Rafiq Habib: Elections’ Results Sign of Healthy Political Diversity

Egypt’s historical parliamentary elections, witnessed crowds flocking to cast their votes and express their will. Preliminary results reveal that the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), is leading the polls; results

MB: Freedom and Justice Party Grants Christians Rights Denied during Mubarak’s Reign

The Muslim Brotherhood's media spokesman Mohamed Saad el-Katatni said the new atmosphere of freedom opened the door for all Islamist sects like Salafists and others to be an integral part

MB to Sponsor Reconciliation between Egypt’s Salafis and Sufis

Muslim Brotherhood (MB) Shura Council member Mohamed Gamal Heshmat has revealed the group's intention to broker a reconciliation between the Salafists and the Sufis in order to avoid problems in

Iraq’s Shi’a Leadership Crisis & the Iranian End Game

Iraq’s “Shi’a House” (Al-Bayt Al-Shi’i) is in a state of political turmoil. After enduring 1300 years of subjugation before their ascent to power in 2005, Iraq’s Shi’a are on the

The Salafists: the Latest in Islamist Politics

The Salafists are the most recent converts to Islamist political involvement. Some of them are even entering candidates for elections and considering voting, a political position for which they used