The Rehabilitation of the Muslim Brotherhood


The absurd and manifestly disingenuous attempt by Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, to portray the Muslim Brotherhood as a “largely secular” organization was, as if some covert signal to sycophants all over America, the advent or at least the leading line of a chorus of voices attempting to rehabilitate the reputation of the Muslim Brotherhood.

…These commentaries betray a horrible ignorance of the fundamental nature of the Muslim Brotherhood, and rather than conflating Islamist movements, as Mudd charges, I suggest that he (and the others) conflate policy and strategy with tactics.  It’s a beginner’s blunder, but a dangerous one.

Muslim brothers can advocate peaceful jihad of the soul to those who would listen, but equally assert the right to violent subjugation of non-Muslims to Sharia law due to the doctrine of abrogation where, if a verse revealed at Mecca contradicts another revealed later at Medina, the Medinan verse takes precedence.  But whether in the Qu’ran or the Hadith, there are copious verses which support the notion of violent jihad.

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I’ll with hold my comments until Mata H. has weighed in.
Seems when I wrote about abrogated verses and flogging rape victims to death I was verbally scourged as being brainwashed by ignorant Islamophobes.
Truth is, I took 2 semesters of Arabic from an imam who was also a professor at the local CSULB campus.
His own recommended web sites led me to my knowledge of how Sharia is in various countries.