- To examine the threat of Muslim Brotherhood to the United States and its interests and how to effectively counter it.
- The Muslim Brotherhood is a radical Islamist organization that has generated a network of affiliates in over 70 countries. The Brotherhood has been designated as a terrorist organization by multiple countries including Eygpt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The United States has designated multiple Muslim Brotherhood affiliates as terrorist organizations, including Hamas.
- On January 31, 2018, the State Department designated Muslim Brotherhood-affiliates HASM and Liwa al-Thawra, and Hamas’ political leader Ismail Haniyeh, as Specifically Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) under an executive order.
Senior Vice President
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
President & Founder
American Islamic Forum for Democracy
Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director
John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth University