The Muslim Brotherhood and the Evolution of Political Islam

The Muslim Brotherhood is considered by many to be the most successful Islamist movement in the modern era. Founded in Egypt by Hassan al-Banna in 1928, the group has survived revolution, oppression, and war. In many ways, modern Islamist thought owes much to the Brotherhood. In this week's episode Mike and Danny discuss the origins of the Muslim Brotherhood, its ideological background, and the evolution of its political thought


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