Arab Spring led to the Muslim Brotherhood rise to power

22 December 2011

EFD Senior Fellow Valentina Colombo speaks on The Voice of Russia about the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

"Today we’ll be looking at one of the most spectacular success stories of the year – and that is the unprecedented rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and its associated parties in the so-called Arab Spring countries. In Egypt the movement, which was banned during the rule of the ousted president Hosni Mubarak, has emerged as the winner in the first round of the general elections and a leading political force, likely to influence the course of the country in the coming years."

This interview can be heard here.