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Debunking Three Myths about the Muslim Brotherhood

posted on June 29, 2012

At The Atlantic, Steven Cook aims to clarify some of the American media’s “commentary about the Muslim Brotherhood,” the political organization of recently elected Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi. Cook shares in the media’s “cautious optimism” regarding the Muslim Brotherhood’s relationship with the U.S., a relationship of necessity, Cook notes, due to “Egypt’s dire economic situation.” However, the “U.S.-Egypt relationship is bound to be far more difficult than the previous three decades when Mubarak aligned himself closely with the United States,” writes Cook.

Read at The Atlantic