White House support of Muslim Brotherhood leaves some in Middle East puzzled

January 16, 2015 6:52 PM

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Last month, the White House, in response to an online petition signed by more than 213,000 people calling for the Muslim Brotherhood to be designated a terrorist organization, issued a brief statement that simply stated, “We have not seen credible evidence that the Muslim Brotherhood has renounced its decades-long commitment to non-violence.”

The very same day, INTERPOL reportedly issued a ‘Red Notice’, a provisional international arrest warrant, for 40 senior Muslim Brotherhood figures including 88-year-old firebrand cleric Youssef al-Qaradawi, the leader of the Global Muslim Brotherhood. Qaradawi’s virulent anti-Semitic and anti-Wester...

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