muslim brotherhood

Stephen Gottlieb: Dealing With The Egyptian Miliary

Aug 20, 2013

If we can believe the observations of commentators over more than two centuries, Americans have always wanted to be liked. We want people to like us, not to fear or feel coerced by us. That works well for a democracy where politicians want people to vote for them.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Aug 16, 2013

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discuses Yo-Yo Ma at Tangelwood, Bon Jovi's fundraiser show for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Egypt's day of 'rage.' 

 

The Muslim Brotherhood charm campaign in the U.S. has officially been launched. Now that the Brotherhood is no longer an opposition group, but a political juggernaut controlling a majority of the seats in Egypt’s parliament, a series of meetings with experts in the U.S. have been organized to convince the wary that they are far more moderate than their reputation suggests.