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Thursday, November 10, 2016

More good news: Trump to designate Hamas' parent a terrorist group

For those who don't recognize his name, Eric Trager is a fellow of the Washington Institute, a respected Washington think tank that researches the Middle East, and the author of 'Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days'.

This morning, he quotes Trump adviser Walid Phares as saying that President Elect Donald Trump intends to designate Hamas' parent group, the Muslim Brotherhood, a terror organization.
For those who read Arabic (I don't), you can find the full story here. (Hat Tip: MFS - The Other News).

Being a designated terrorist organization would severely restrict the Muslim Brotherhood's ability to operate in the US and abroad and is a step that is way overdue, but would never happen under an Obama administration. If this turns out to be true, it's great news.

My how times have changed.

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At 5:32 AM, Blogger mrzee said...

If I recall correctly, for 0bama's Cairo speech he insisted the MB be allowed to attend and Mubarak stayed away because of it.

At 7:34 AM, Blogger NancyB said...

Congress has a bill that they have been working on for this for more than a year.


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