The Brotherhood’s Last Station

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed16/07/2016 (Asharq Al Awsat – UK by Abdulrahman Al-Rashed*): Since its inception ninety years ago, the Muslim Brotherhood was never as influential and dangerous as it was after the January 25 Egyptian revolution. Now, however, it is losing ground and its last stronghold is falling. Turkey has started to actually expel the organisation as part of its policy to reconcile with the Egyptian government which stipulated that the Ankara government end its support of and its relationship with the organisation which explicitly aimed to overthrow President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s regime. Ankara stopping its support for the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood effectively ended its project to gain power. It may not achieve its aim for another ninety years except in exceptional circumstances. In a rare historic moment, the Brotherhood came to power in the largest Arab country in June 2012. Their rule lasted a year but they were unable to deal with the delicate and volatile situation in Egypt and the region…

*Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is the general manager of Al-Arabiya television.

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