Notes for navigating the rumors about the disappeared Saudi journalist and commentator.
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If the United States pursues a review of the Muslim Brotherhood to consider designating it as a foreign terrorist organization, it should take a nuanced approach. A 2014 British policy review shows it can be done.
If Trump or Congress Decides the Muslim Brotherhood is a Terrorist Organization, Brace for the Blowback
The Muslim Brotherhood is many things—including a U.S. partner in some countries. What happens if Congress or the Trump administration calls them a terrorist organization?
As a legal matter, the short answer is almost certainly yes. But doing so would pose some constitutional questions the government will need to consider seriously.
Now that Donald Trump is president, talk of designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization is heating up. But there's a hitch: this would be illegal.
We should consider what the academic literature on radicalism and radicalization can teach us about the Trump movement.
Lawrence Rubin of the Georgia Institute of Technology dissects the decision to ban the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, describing the Movement and explaining the politics of the ban.
Jacob Olidort examines why the voices of more traditional political Islamists like those in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are increasingly being drowned out by the more theologically-focused Salafis.