On the 'Moderate' Muslim Brotherhood

By Jeffrey Goldberg

Stipulated that there are different factions of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and some are more radical than others. I would only note for the record that the more radical Muslim Brothers seek the physical eradication of a member-state of the United Nations, and the more moderate Muslim Brothers seek the physical eradication of a member-state of the United Nations. So you will forgive me if I'm not overjoyed by the presence, for this, and many other reasons, of the Muslim Brotherhood in a future Egyptian government. That said, I'm not under the impression the Brotherhood is overly strong in Egypt, which is a good thing. The Mubarak regime argues, of course, that the Muslim Brotherhood is poised to seize control of Egypt at any moment, but the Mubarak regime will say absolutely anything.

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