Posts tagged: Arab Spring

Western Myths and Muslim Brotherhood Realities

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Written by Andrew E. Harrod

Many in American political circles have long believed that Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is a moderate organization-one that has embraced democratic procedures. But this fallacy was recently debunked by MB expert Eric Trager, who burst such illusions with insight that is essential for any policymakers contending with the Middle East.

The elite Society of the Muslim Brothers is supported by many throughout the Arab world and has influenced other Islamist groups such as Hamas.… Continue Reading

Nation Building or Islam Building

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Written by Daniel Greenfield

Nation-building has become a very controversial term. And with good reason. Our conviction that we can reconstruct any society into another America is unrealistic. It ignores our own exceptionalism and overlooks the cultural causes of many conflicts. It assumes that a change of government and open elections can transform a tribal Islamic society into America. They can’t and won’t.

But it’s also important to recognize that what we have been doing isn’t nation-building, but Islam-
building.… Continue Reading

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