Posts Tagged ‘Muslim Brotherhood’

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16Feb11

First, for my one regular reader, Who Cares?, some coverage of the revolution in Egypt, extracted from BobFromBrockley: Islamism: Alan A reports on the secular, liberal nature of the movement for freedom in Egypt so far, with a cautiously optimistic assessment of the chances of the Muslim Brotherhood gaining the upper hand from the chaos. He […]


From an excellent review of Tariq Ali’s The Obama Syndrome by Andrew Coates: The East is Green. The rise of Islamism remains, though not described in these terms, Ali’s impassable horizon. He stated in 2006 that, “A radical wind is blowing from the alleys and shacks of the later-day wretched of the earth, surrounded by […]