A Disastrous Plan for the Muslim Brotherhood

| Emile Nakhleh
Emile Nakhleh
Former Member, CIA's Senior Intelligence Service

The Trump Administration is reportedly considering designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization after a recent White House visit between President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

The Muslim Brotherhood operates not just in Egypt, but in countries across the Middle East.  The group was founded in Egypt in 1928 and is considered both a religious and political group that has used violence in the past to achieve its goals.  

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The Author is Emile Nakhleh

Emile Nakhleh is a retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service Officer and founding director of the CIA’s Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program Office. Nakhleh is currently a Research Professor and Director of the Global and National Security Policy Institute at the University of New Mexico. Since retiring from the government in 2006, he has consulted on national security issues, particularly Islamic radicalization, terrorism and the Arab states of the Middle East. Nakhleh holds a... Read More

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