This article provides a thorough examination of the “Change Stream” within the Muslim Brotherhood. It delves into the group’s response to Hamas’ activities and its call for armed revolution against Egypt’s regime, drawing parallels with extremist ideologies like those of Sayyid Qutb, Al-Qaeda, and ISIS. The article discusses the faction’s evolution, leadership shifts, ideological stance, and influence on the Muslim Brotherhood’s internal dynamics. It also explores the faction’s operational base in Turkey, its impact on regional stability, and the potential for inspiring future terrorism, urging international attention to its activities.
Dr. Michael Barak is a researcher at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) of Lauder School of Government Diplomacy and Strategy, at Reichman University, and serves as the Team Leader of the Global Jihad & Jihadi Monitoring Group.