Where is Egypt Heading?

Source: Council On Foreign Relations
Author(s): Elliot Abrams

Original Link: https://www.cfr.org/blog/where-egypt-heading

The past week has brought two interesting comments on the situation in Egypt.

The first is from Robert Springborg, formerly of the Naval Postgraduate School, and appears on the web site of the Middle East Institute here. Some key passages:

The military under Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s leadership is seeking to rebuild the Nasserist bully state, which was itself in many ways a reconstruction of Muhammad Ali’s version of the same. Maybe it will be a case of third time lucky, but that is unlikely, and not only because military state building has twice failed…

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