Eric Trager was the Esther K. Wagner Fellow at The Washington Institute.
Articles & Testimony
The refined appearance of Amr Darrag, who served as minister of international cooperation in the Morsi government, belies his extremist views.
Amr Darrag, a senior member of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, will be speaking at Georgetown University on Thursday, and he is trying to extend his speaking gig into a lobbying tour, as other Brotherhood-aligned delegations have done in the past. U.S. officials and members of Congress would be wise to decline Darrag's requests for meetings: the Muslim Brotherhood is an international hate group that seeks to overthrow the region's existing governments, and Washington should have no interest in allowing the Brotherhood to score a propaganda victory by giving Darrag an audience during his visit...