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Whither the Muslim Brotherhood

By Tom Quiggin      

British Prime Minister David Cameron recently ordered an investigation into the al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun, better known in the West as the Muslim Brotherhood. At a minimum, a Canadian inquiry, along the lines of the British investigation, is certainly in order.

TORONTO—British Prime Minister David Cameron recently ordered an investigation into the al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun, better known in the West as the Muslim Brotherhood. A Downing Street spokesman told The Times, that given “the concerns about the group and its alleged links to violent extremism, it’s absolutely right and prudent that we get a better handle of what the Brotherhood stands for, how they intend to achieve their aims and what that means for Britain.” Cameron’s move to explore the group comes amidst allegations that Brotherhood leaders have been planning violent activities from Britain.

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