Protests against Israeli War on Gaza Strengthen Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood
Mayton, Joseph, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
ISRAEL'S WAR against the Gaza Strip has done more to enrage Arabs across the region than any other single event in recent years. Egypt faced the brunt of the frustration, as Cairo was seen as having been told of Israel's intentions days before the bombing campaign began on Dec. 27. Organizing the efforts in support of Palestinians and against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak was the country's most powerful opposition movement: the Muslim Brotherhood.
In the weeks following the air strike, the Brotherhood leadership spearheaded demonstration after demonstration, reminding the Egyptian government that they still carried much weight in the Arab world's largest …
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Publication information: Article title: Protests against Israeli War on Gaza Strengthen Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. Contributors: Mayton, Joseph - Author. Magazine title: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Volume: 28. Issue: 2 Publication date: March 2009. Page number: 28+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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