HEARING DATE: JULY 11, 2018 10:00 AM 2154 RAYBURN HOB
- To examine the threat of Muslim Brotherhood to the United States and its interests and how to effectively counter it.
- The Muslim Brotherhood is a radical Islamist organization that has generated a network of affiliates in over 70 countries. The Brotherhood has been designated as a terrorist organization by multiple countries including Eygpt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The United States has designated multiple Muslim Brotherhood affiliates as terrorist organizations, including Hamas.
- On January 31, 2018, the State Department designated Muslim Brotherhood-affiliates HASM and Liwa al-Thawra, and Hamas’ political leader Ismail Haniyeh, as Specifically Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) under an executive order.
WITNESSES AND TESTIMONIES
|Dr. Hillel Fradkin, Ph.D.||Senior Fellow||Hudson Institute||Document|
|Dr. Jonathan Schanzer, Ph.D.||Senior Vice President||Foundation for Defense of Democracies||Document|
|M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D.||President & Founder||American Islamic Forum for Democracy||Document|
|The Honorable Daniel Benjamin||Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director||John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth University|