April 1, 2014

In Syria, Muslim Brotherhood on the Decline

Hassan Hassan, The National


By May last year, the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood had established enormous leverage within almost all the opposition’s burgeoning political, military and grassroots bodies. The group had made an impressive comeback, three decades after it had been effectively wiped out of existence after the Hama massacre in 1982.

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