Muslim Brotherhood

Is the GCC in Peril?

| March 12, 2014

Tension over Qatar’s support for the Muslim Brotherhood has damaged relations between Doha and its Gulf neighbors. The days of the GCC may be numbered.

The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt-Israel Peace

| August 1, 2013

The movement’s time in power in Egypt provides a rare perspective into the its ideology, influence on Egyptian policy, and relations with Israel. The military coup that removed the Brotherhood from power has cast doubt on its influence on Egypt’s future.

Egypt’s Army Will Not Intervene

| March 12, 2013

Hopes or expectations that the Egyptian military will intervene in the deteriorating political and security crisis are probably misguided.

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Its True Intentions Towards Israel

| December 10, 2012

The Brotherhood sees Israel as a strategic threat and has aggressively lobbied Morsi to strengthen Egyptian military presence in Sinai. The anti-Israel rhetoric emanating from senior Brotherhood leaders must be taken seriously.

Morsi’s Dictatorship and the Gaza Ceasefire

| November 27, 2012

Egyptian President Morsi is proving to be a dictator in the footsteps of his predecessor Hosni Mubarak.

Operation Pillar of Defense: In Support of a Ground Offensive

and | November 19, 2012

A strong Israeli response to Hamas rocket attacks is necessary to ensure Israel’s ability to stand against the rising tide of Islamist militancy.

Will Egypt Go Nuclear?

| September 13, 2012

President Morsi says that Egypt wishes to create a civilian nuclear
energy program. Leaders of Morsi’s party, the Muslim Brotherhood, have called for Egypt to pursue a nuclear weapons program.

Halting the Egyptian Drift

| June 19, 2011

Developments in post-Mubarak Egypt are beginning to mirror the process of Islamization that took place in Iran following the 1979 revolution. The Muslim Brotherhood is gaining support, while progressive forces – those that hoped to bring democracy to Egypt – have fallen silent.

Egypt’s Classic Strategic Triangle

| March 16, 2011

Three forces are competing for control of Egypt: the army, the Muslim Brotherhood, and various civilian opposition groups. The military and civilian opposition must understand that the Brotherhood is their common and most dangerous enemy.

The Plagues of Egypt

It seems likely that in the near term Egypt will be a society plagued by political intrigue and instability. The governments of the world must be vigilant for developments that could threaten the Suez Canal, the peace with Israel, and regional stability.