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THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD AND THE FUTURE OF EGYPT
Dr. Hayat Alvi will be the guest speaker for the January 18, 2014 meeting of the Association of Former Intelligence officers to be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Brick Store Museum Program Center in Kennebunk, Maine.
Dr. Alvi is an Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College and will address the role and failure of political Islam in Egypt. She notes that while the Muslim Brotherhood was dealt a blow by the July 2013 coup, in the past it has shown itself to be an extremely resilient organization. Dr. Alvi will analyze the current crisis in Egypt in terms of the political, economic, cultural, religious and security factors.
Dr. Alvi taught Political Science at the American University in Cairo, Egypt 2001-2005 and was a Fulbright Fellow in Damascus, Syria, 1993-1994. She is proficient in Arabic and Urdu.
Dr. Alvi has authored numerous articles on the Middle East and is currently working on her next book Nonviolent Activism in Islam: The Message of Abul Kalam Azad.
The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Brick Store Museum Program Center, 2 Dane Street, Kennebunk, Maine.
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