CAIRO — Egypt’s most powerful political force, the Muslim Brotherhood, may be splintering.
The influence and organizational abilities of the Islamist group have raised fears in the West and among some secular and liberal groups
in Egypt that the path to democracy in the country may instead end with
an Islamic state. But the historically unified movement, long
considered the only viable opposition to Hosni Mubarak, has struggled to
adapt to the new political landscape that has emerged since his ouster