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Author Lund, Aron, author

Title Struggling to adapt : the Muslim Brotherhood in a new Syria / Aron Lund
Published Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (29 pages)
Series The Carnegie papers
Working papers (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
Contents Summary -- Influence from exile -- The Brotherhood's evolution -- How the Brotherhood works -- The March 2011 uprising -- Exercising influence in exile -- Attempting to influence events on the ground -- Conclusion
Summary The Muslim Brotherhood was Syria's strongest opposition faction when the uprising against Bashar al-Assad erupted in March 2011, but it was entirely based in exile. Its aging, exiled leadership is now struggling to influence Syria's youthful revolt. Its efforts to exercise control are buoyed by the disorganized state of the opposition both abroad and in Syria, but the rise of militant Salafism has complicated its attempts to co-opt fighters on the ground
Notes "May 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 25-27)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Carnegie, viewed May 13, 2013)
Subject Ikhwān al-Muslimūn
Ikhwān al-Muslimūn.
Civil War (Syria : 2011-)
Islam and politics -- Syria
Islam and politics.
Politics and government
Syria -- History -- Civil War, 2011-
Syria -- Politics and government -- 2000-
Form Electronic book
Author Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, publisher