Ohio Reverend Misunderstands Jihad, Embraces Jihad-Linked Groups

by (@RyanMauro) April 11, 2014

Unfortunately for Rev. Lindsay, her chief outreach partner is a Muslim Brotherhood-tied mosque named the Noor Islamic Cultural Center.

Egypt Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terror Group: Why Won’t U.S. Follow?

by (@RyanMauro) December 27, 2013

The Egyptian government formally labeled the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group on Christmas, banning all of its activities including protests. The Obama Administration, advised by Brotherhood-friendly groups in the U.S., is unlikely to follow in Egypt’s footsteps in calling a spade a spade.

An Islamist Thanksgiving

by (@RyanMauro) December 6, 2013

Islamists even see Thanksgiving as a time to advance their cause. In the morning, Islamists exploited the parade and in the evening, Islamists assembled in Illinois for the “Conference for Palestine in the U.S.” And one of their favorite evangelicals was there to join them.

Meeting Kelly’s Friends, And Then Some!

by (@Cuchulain09) November 26, 2013

It was Sunday, October 27, and the sun was shining just as it had every day that I had been in Nairobi. Soon I would be leaving for South Sudan. But first, I had an appointment to keep.

The Brotherhood on Campus: Your Tax Dollars at Work

by (@RyanMauro) November 4, 2013

The National Endowment for the Humanities says it “strengthens our republic by promoting excellence in the humanities.” Apparently, the federal agency believes that funding student outreach by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity, fits this description.

MPAC’s Jewish Allies Help Spin its Record

by (@RyanMauro) October 29, 2013

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) is a group with a sordid history, though it has toned down its language in recent years. It is because of this history that the Anti-Defamation League listed MPAC as one of the top 10 anti-Israel groups in 2013. MPAC responded, with the help of Jewish allies, by framing its anti-Israel agenda as “working for peace.”

CAIR Appoints Jew to Head Philadelphia Chapter

by (@RyanMauro) October 21, 2013

The appointment about more than interfaith dialogue. It is based on a shared belief that Israel and its allies are oppressors of Muslims.

Debating the Muslim Brotherhood in America Part V: US Policy

by (@RyanMauro) October 18, 2013

The core disagreement presented here is about whether Islamists are adversaries of the West or suitable allies. If one believes that Islamists and their ideology is not a problem, then one will be dismissive of any facts about the influence of the US Muslim Brotherhood

Debating the Muslim Brotherhood in America Part IV: “Islamophobia”

by (@RyanMauro) October 17, 2013

Here, Elibiary admits that the US Muslim Brotherhood existed in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but references its internal communications that complain about the group’s inability to control the Muslim-American community. After pointing out that these communications were decades ago, Elibiary says “the concept of a US Muslim Brotherhood becomes even more of an absurd overreach.”

Debating the Muslim Brotherhood in America Part III: Elibiary’s Relationship with American Islamists

by (@RyanMauro) October 16, 2013

The takeaway from this section is how Elibiary has close relationships with a wide array of American Islamist groups, even if he disagrees with some of their views. As mentioned in Part 1, internal US Muslim Brotherhood documents identify these groups as “our organizations and the organizations of our friends.”