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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi – Reuters/Charles Platiau


The Egyptian parliament approved sending of troops to neighboring Libya in the war against the Muslim Brotherhood, which the Egyptian government considers a terrorist organization. For more than two months, the Egyptian army has been accumulating its forces on the border with Libya. Is this the final breakdown of the Muslim Brotherhood? If we look at things in the context of the Arab Spring, the Muslim Brotherhood is the only one that has not yet been defeated in Libya. In Syria, it was almost exterminated and depopulated in Egypt, suffocated by a military coup. The last stronghold of the Muslim Brotherhood in the state-building sense is Tripoli and, more importantly, Misrata. If Egypt enters the conflict directly, it seems that the process of the Arab Spring has been completely reversed. Is the political end of the Muslim Brotherhood near? It remains to be seen.