Egypt’s Brotherhood Suspected of Running Secretive Outfits That Mirror State Institutions

The Muslim Brotherhood is suspected of running an intelligence operation to keep tabs on opposition parties, reports the Associated Press. Outside observers believe that the Brotherhood is wary of the fact that many government bodies, such as security agencies and the judiciary, are run by former Mubarak supporters and leaders suspicious of the Brotherhood. Abdel-Jalil el-Sharnoubi, the former editor-in-chief of the Muslim Brotherhood website, said, “Because [the Brotherhood] cannot trust the state, they have created their own.” 


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