THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD’S GLOBAL THREAT

Subcommittee on National Security SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY HEARING DATE: JULY 11, 2018 10:00 AM 2154 RAYBURN HOB

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PURPOSE:
  • To examine the threat of Muslim Brotherhood to the United States and its interests and how to effectively counter it.
BACKGROUND:
  • 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.

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONIES

Name Title Organization Document
Dr. Hillel Fradkin, Ph.D. Senior Fellow Hudson Institute Document
Dr. Jonathan Schanzer, Ph.D. Senior Vice President Foundation for Defense of Democracies Document
M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D. President & Founder American Islamic Forum for Democracy Document
The Honorable Daniel Benjamin Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth University Document