The Muslim Brotherhood has declared war on the United States after President Trump announced earlier today the official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his intent to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
In the published statement on the Ikhwanonline.info website, the group rabidly defended by the CIA and State Department as moderates, declares, "Jerusalem is Islamic and Arab; for it we'll shed our blood and wage war. This is the way of our Jihad."
Here's a translation of the Muslim Brotherhood's statement:
Muslim Brotherhood: The transfer of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem classifies America as an enemy state and all its interest will be subject to the political position of the interests of the Zionist entity [statement]
In the name of Allah the Merciful......
Hold mouse over text
image below to enlarge
Reporting By Patrick Poole
This is hardly the first time that the Muslim Brotherhood has declared war on the United States.
Our late PJ Media colleague, Prof. Barry Rubin, noted in October 2010 that much like Al-Qaeda did in its 1996 and 1998 declarations of war against America, the Muslim Brotherhood' supreme guide declared war against the U.S. just a few months before the beginning of the Arab Spring.
In August, the Israeli intelligence service Shin Bet announced that Muslim Brotherhood elements were directly responsible for the Temple Mount terror attack in July that killed two Israeli police officers.
As I've reported here this year, as the CIA, State Department, and Washington, D.C., foreign policy establishment have continued to defend the "moderate" Muslim Brotherhood, many of our Arab and Muslim allies, as well as Israel, have begun to designated the group as a terrorist organization.
I also reported that Western intelligence agencies have begun to warn about the dangers of the Muslim Brotherhood, in stark contrast to the CIA. Just last month, German authorities denied the citizenship application of a Muslim Brotherhood supporter who had attended a Muslim Brotherhood terror training camp in Iraq. Read More