Arab Spring Fractures Muslim Brotherhood Alliances

(Bloomberg) Nicholas Noe and Walid Raad - Much of the commentary in the Arabic media in recent days has focused on the realignments taking place across the Middle East as a result of the various Arab uprisings. Ammar Nehmeh wrote in the Beirut-based As-Safir that Hizbullah is now discovering that its long honeymoon with the Muslim Brotherhood is ending. With the fall of some key pro-Western dictators, the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood's antagonism towards non-Arab, Shiite Iran and its ally, Shiite Hizbullah, has grown more pronounced.

2011-06-16 00:00:00

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