PRESIDENT OBAMA PUTS THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD IN CHARGE AGAIN!
President Barack Obama declared Syria's main opposition group the sole "legitimate representative" of its country's people Tuesday, deeming the move "a big step" in the international diplomatic efforts to end Syrian President Bashar Assad's embattled regime.
Obama said the newly formed Syrian Opposition Council "is now inclusive enough" to be granted the elevated status, which paves the way for the greater U.S. support for the organization.
"Obviously, with that recognition comes responsibilities," Obama said in an interview Tuesday with ABC News. "To make sure that they organize themselves effectively
Who Is The
Syrian Opposition Council
Though Muslim Brotherhood leaders were exiled under the late Syrian president, Hafez al-Assad, the movement is commonly assumed to be the most powerful and organized force within the Syrian opposition. Nearly eight months after protests began in Syria, the Brotherhood helped co-found the Syrian National Council, of which it is now the main component; the Brotherhood accounts for a quarter of the 310-member council. According to critics, this share exceeds the movement’s actual size in the revolution, thanks to the numerous groups it formed in exile and its experience in political organization.
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