Carrie Rosefsky Wickham

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2013
John Waterbury

In both Egypt and Syria, the Brotherhood has been illegal for most of its existence. Despite that, the sibling organizations have practiced meaningful internal democracy within tight hierarchies

Snapshot
Carrie Rosefsky Wickham

For the Muslim Brotherhood to play a constructive role in Egypt's rebirth, it will have to opt for cooperation. Here's why it might.

Snapshot
Carrie Rosefsky Wickham

Portraying the Muslim Brotherhood as eager and able to seize power and impose its version of sharia on an unwilling citizenry is a caricature that exaggerates certain features of the Brotherhood and underestimates the extent to which the group has changed over time.



This article appears in the Foreign Affairs/CFR eBook, The New Arab Revolt.