The president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has today vowed to deal with the opposition by “flushing” them out. A visibly angered Mnangagwa has described the main opposition party as “terrorist,” and vowed to continue cracking down on his opponents.
Professor Munir Adeeb, an expert in extremist movements and international terrorism in the Arab Republic of Egypt, praised the UAE’s experience in facing extremist organizations, foremost of which is the Muslim Brotherhood. He called on the international community to take advantage of this unique experience and build on it and try circulate it in a way that suits the rest of societies. They must also realize the nature of Islamic organizations and confront them by confronting the mother group, the Muslim Brotherhood.
Islam is the third largest religion in the United States, after Christianity and Judaism. In 2017, a study estimated 3.4 million Muslims were living in the US, amounting to approximately 1.1 percent of the U.S. population.
Muslims in the United States come from varied backgrounds. A study by the Institute for Social Policy found that American Muslims are the only faith-based community with no majority race, being 25% black, 24% white, 18 % Asian, 18% Arab, 7% mixed race, and 5% Hispanic. Muslims in the United States are 50/50 native born vs. foreign born.