The Muslim Brotherhood has had its share of controversy. Some countries have listed it as a terrorist organisation and others have not. How worried should we in the West be about the Muslim Brotherhood?
Borealis talks to Lorenzo Vidino, specialist on the Muslim Brotherhood in the West.
Dr. Lorenzo Vidino
Dr. Lorenzo Vidino is the Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University. An expert on Islamism in Europe and North America, his research over the past 20 years has focused on the mobilization dynamics of jihadist networks in the West; governmental counter-radicalization policies; and the activities of Muslim Brotherhood-inspired organizations in the West.
The Closed Circle
The Muslim Brotherhood in the West remains a mysterious entity. In The Closed Circle, Lorenzo Vidino offers an unprecedented inside view into how one of the world’s most influential Islamist groups operates. He marshals unique interviews with prominent former members and associates from Europe, the United Kingdom, and North America, shedding light on why and how people join and leave Western outfits of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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