The Muslim Brotherhood in transition

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February 20, 2011
The Nation
by Stephen Glain  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"The Muslim Brotherhood, the Cairo-based Islamist group that consumes the minds of American neoconservatives but rates hardly a second thought in Egypt, is in many ways like an ancient papyrus roll displayed in an airtight case lest it crumble when exposed to the elements. The oxygen and light now leavening Egyptian politics is apparently doing just that. On Monday, the Financial Times reported that the Muslim Brotherhood’s youth branch was appealing to group elders for 'an affiliated political party based on the values of the Muslim Brotherhood but not strictly religious.'" (02/18/11)  

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