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Tariq Ramadan on the Muslim Brotherhood’s political substance (or lack of it?)

April 11, 2012

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/video/2012/apr/09/tariq-ramadan-muslim-brotherhood-video

Tariq Ramadan, author of The Arab Awakening, on the Muslim Brotherhood, which has chosen to field a presidential candidate in Egypt. He says there are tensions in the movement between those prepared to reach out to secularists – as Ennahda has done in Tunisia – and those who want to go it alone. He goes on to argue that at the moment the Brotherhood relies heavily on historical and religous legitimacy rather than presenting a serious set of policies for dealing with Egypt’s stark economic and social problems

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