Skip to comments.Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood: influential, organized, but mistrusted
Posted on 04/03/2013 5:06:04 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
Syrias Muslim Brotherhood may be President Bashar Assads best-organized political adversaries, but they are also loathed by some dissidents who accuse them of trying to dominate the opposition, backed by funds from Qatar.
The accusations date back to the start of uprising against Assad more than two years ago, but came to a head on March 19 after the election of rebel prime minister Ghassan Hitto, with some activists saying his selection was pushed by the Brotherhood.
In late March, some 70 dissidents sent a letter to the Arab League criticizing the dictatorial control exercised by one of [the oppositions] ... currents over its decisions and actions, and the flagrant hegemony of diverse Arab and regional players.
Immediately after Hitto was elected in a meeting of the key National Coalition grouping in Istanbul, a dozen prominent opponents froze their membership in the organization.
Among them was Kamal al-Labwani, an influential liberal and one of the Brotherhoods most outspoken critics.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailystar.com.lb ...
Head of the Syrian opposition delegation, and Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib (L) and Prime Minister of the interim government of Syria Ghassan Hitto, attend the inauguration of the first embassy of the Syrian interim government to open in Qatar, in the capital Doha on March 27, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB)
Here’s another one from the Partisan Media Shills the headline for which claims that there’s been nothing related to the two year old Syrian uprising going on in Lebanon, until now.
Tit-for-tat kidnappings bring Syria’s war into Lebanese backyards
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