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Labeling the Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorists Invites Complications for the U.S.

May 7, 2019 | 05:15 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L), shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump at the start of a bilateral meeting in New York on Sept. 24, 2018.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L), shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump at the start of a bilateral meeting in New York on Sept. 24, 2018. Washington might be shooting itself in the foot by recognizing the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

The White House is mulling whether to designate the Brotherhood a terrorist organization, but that could roll back American influence in the Middle East in more ways than one....

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