Tagged: Ikhwan

The Muslim Brotherhood: Doctrine, Strategy, Operations and Vulnerabilities

Want to discover the vulnerabilities of the Muslim Brotherhood? Study its doctrine, strategy and operations worldwide. That’s what I set out to do in my chapter, “The Muslim Brotherhood: Doctrine, Strategy, Operations and Vulnerabilities,” appearing in the newly published book, Meeting the Ideological Challenges of Islamism: How to Combat Modern Radical Islam. The work was edited by Anna Bekele and...

Qutb developed his philosophy from a prison cell

While we’re on the subject of the necessity of prison time (or some other form of exile or retreat) for the politically active operative to have the down-time needed to develop his philosophy and other motivational writings, we turn to Syyed Qutb (pictured) the lead theoretician of the Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) and an inspirational source for al Qaeda and other...