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Designating the Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorists Is Complicated | The Cipher Brief

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorists Is Complicated | The Cipher Brief

The Trump Administration is considering whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood – a movement that espouses a doctrine of political Islam and has millions of supporters across the Middle East – as a terrorist organization. But experts caution about the potential for unintended consequences, backlash, and legal challenges to such a move.

“Designating all Muslim Brotherhood groups worldwide, or even just the entire Egyptian Brotherhood, to be terrorists based on the actions of a few might well push the [Brotherhood’s internal] debate over using violence in the wrong direction,” explains Michele Dunne…

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