Unpacked

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization?

Editor's Note:

In Unpacked, Brookings experts provide analysis of Trump administration policies and news.

THE ISSUE: Members of the Trump administration have pushed to designate the non-violent Islamist group the Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization, which could have significant consequences for the U.S., the Middle East, and the world.

There is not a single American expert on the Muslim Brotherhood who supports designating them as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

THE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

THE SOURCES:

Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World
More than just the Muslim Brotherhood: The Problem of Hamas and Jordan’s Islamic Movement
Islamism after the Arab Spring: Between the Islamic State and the nation-state
Rethinking Political Islam
Islamism and Trumpism: The search for a politics of meaning

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