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The Muslim Brotherhood Weighs In on Egyptian Unrest

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

In recent days the tables have turned in Egypt. Thousands of Morsi supporters have taken to the streets, both in Egypt and here in the United States, with hundreds in Egypt facing injuries and even death. Gehad Elhaddad is the official spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood. He gives his unique take on the unrest in Egypt, and what he thinks the future holds.

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The Takeaway

What to Expect From Egyptian Elections

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Egyptians approved a referendum on constitutional changes over the weekend and ushered in a new era in the country, which will begin with parliamentary and presidential elections. The old ruling party and the Muslim Brotherhood seem to have the advantage heading into elections, but that could all change in an instant.

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The Takeaway

How Can Egypt Ensure a Peaceful Political Transition?

Monday, February 07, 2011

After fourteen days of protests, Egypt's President Mubarak claims that change is coming to his country, noting that Vice President Omar Suleiman met with opposition leaders yesterday. However, protesters dismiss the president’s claims; they want immediate action and have promised that demonstrations will continue until Mubarak steps down and the country reforms its one-party political system. How can Egyptians ensure a peaceful political transition? How has the political unrest in Egypt affected the Middle East as a whole? 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What is the Muslim Brotherhood?

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Fawaz Gerges, Director of the Middle East Centre and Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations at the London School of Economics  discusses the history of the Muslim Brotherhood and its relationship to the ongoing protests in Egypt.

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