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November 2013

November 2013

Resources on Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

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(Courtesy Reuters/Amr Dalsh)


This CFR Backgrounder looks at the future of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest opposition movement and a standard bearer for Islamist groups around the world.

In this CFR Expert Brief, Ed Husain holds that if the Brotherhood is to become a viable political force in the years ahead, it must eschew publicity and focus on reform. Mr. Husain advises the group to divorce itself from Salafi factions and become more inclusive of women and youth.

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