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The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding invites you to attend the following event:

"The United States and Political Islam: Dealing with the Muslim Brotherhood in the Arab Revolutions" , a presentation and talk by Dr. Mohamed-Ali Adraoui


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This presentation will deal with the historical and contemporay aspects of the US policy towards the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. How the main world State power has been dealing with the principal Islamist movement, from its rise to the aftermath of the Arab upheavals? What is the intellectual approach to political Islam, from the birth of the Muslim Brotherhood to the most recent period, specifically among the Obama Administration over the Arab Spring? How the anti-US potential has been tamed or not? What is the role of the Cold War context in how the Muslim Brotherhood has been used (or not) to fight Communism?

In the light of the discourses held by the US leaders and diplomats, I will highlight the difficulty to address the Muslim Brotherhood. I will more specifically shed light on the way the US policy of engagement of the Islamist movement has been conducted by using the US State Department archives over the last century.


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Dr. Mohamed-Ali Adraoui is a French Political Scientist working on contemporary International Relations and contemporary Islam. He holds a Ph.D. from Sciences Po in Paris for his work on contemporary Salafism. Currently Dr. Adraoui is a Visiting Researcher here at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, whose current research deals with the history of the US foreign policy towards the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. He has held academic positions at the European University Institute in Florence and the National University of Singapore. His work on Salafism in France is under contract with Oxford University Press. He has also edited a volume on the Islamist movements’ foreign policies published with Edinburgh University Press.


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ACMCU Event and Program Coordinator Chirin Dirani: chirin.dirani@georgetown.edu

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