UK Muslim Brotherhood Opposes Prime Minister’s Plan To Combat Extremism. (GlobalMuslimBrotherhoodReport).
According to various reports, the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas support networks in the UK are universally opposed to the counter-extremism proposals announced by Prime Minister David Cameron last week and which emphasized the need to combat extremist ideology.
The head of the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) said the strategies will “cause more hard to British Muslims than good”.
The head of the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said Cameron was “erroneous, wrong and counter-productive”:
UK Brotherhood figure and Hamas spokesman Azzam Tammi wondered in a tweet if David Cameron would “dare call Pope & Catholic Church extremists, or would he dare lable Orthodox #Jews as such.”
Perhaps the most detailed series of objections were contained in a series of tweets by UK Muslim Brotherhood leader Anas Altikriti. In perhaps the most telling of these, and the most representative of the Muslim Brotherhood counter-narrative, Altikriti said that one of the “sure signs of failure” was “failing to admit what every security expert knows; Foreign Policy is key to extremism.”
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