The Muslim Brotherhood – in their own words
renounced violence and have NO INTENTION of setting up a religious-dominated
government in Egypt.
Uh-huh – sure:
PMW [Palestinian Media Watch] has selected the following quotes from
Jihad is the way to illustrate central ideas of Muslim Brotherhood ideology.
PMW’s translation of the book follows below.
National goal: Islamic world domination
- “…the Islamic Ummah [nation]… can regain its power and be liberated and
assume its rightful position which was intended by Allah, as the most exalted
nation among men , as the leaders of humanity…”
- “…know your status, and
believe firmly that you are the masters of the world, even if your enemies
desire your degradation…”
- “It should be known that Jihad and preparation
towards Jihad are not only for the purpose of fending-off assaults and attacks
of Allah’s enemies from Muslims, but are also for the purpose of realizing the
great task of establishing an Islamic state and strengthening the religion and
spreading it around the world…”
- “…Jihad for Allah is not limited to the
specific region of the Islamic countries, since the Muslim homeland is one and
is not divided, and the banner of Jihad has already been raised in some of its
parts, and it shall continue to be raised, with the help of Allah, until every
inch of the land of Islam will be liberated, the State of Islam will be
Means: Jihad – a mandatory religious duty
comes the power of arms and weapons,… and this is the role of Jihad.”
“Jihad is a religious public duty… incumbent upon the Islamic nation, and is a
personal duty to fend off the infidels’ attack on the nation…”
- “And the
youth should know that the problems of the Islamic world, such as Palestine,
Afghanistan, Syria, Eritrea, or the Philippines, are not issues of territories
and nations, but of faith and religion. They are problems of Islam and all
Muslims, and their resolution cannot be negotiated and bargained by recognizing
the enemy’s right to the Islamic land he stole, therefore, there is no other
option but Jihad for Allah, and this is why Jihad is the way.”
- “The symbol
of the [Muslim] Brotherhood is the book of Allah [the Quran] between two swords.
The swords symbolize Jihad and the force that protects the truth represented in
- “…that is, go out to battle, oh believers, young and old,
by foot or with animal, under all circumstances and
More at the link from PMW.