Take Action on Muslim Brotherhood Bill

Take Action on Muslim Brotherhood Bill

  Two more congressmen have cosponsored the Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act, bringing the number to 61 representatives and five senators. The increasing tally is encouraging, but it is still far less than what the previous bill received. And that reality is terribly disappointing because, unlike the previous bill, this bill could actually pass since the GOP controls both chambers of Congress and the White House. An opportunity like this may not come again, especially if the Democrats win control of the House in 2018. Voters must remind their members of Congress who supported the previous bill to cosponsor the…
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Al-Qaeda in Yemen Confirms Muslim Brotherhood Ties

Al-Qaeda in Yemen Confirms Muslim Brotherhood Ties

The leader of Al-Qaeda’s branch in Yemen said in a statement aired on the branch’s propaganda outlet that his group has formed alliances with other Sunni jihadists in the country, including the Muslim Brotherhood. From the Associated Press report: “‘We fight along all Muslims in Yemen, together with different Islamic groups,’ he said, adding that his followers have teamed up with an array of factions — including the ultraconservative Salafis, ‘the Muslim Brotherhood and also our brothers among the sons of (Sunni) tribes’ — against Yemen’s Shiite rebels known as Houthis.” Al-Qaeda’s links to the Yemeni branch in the Muslim…
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