Source: International Peace Institute
Author(s): Andre Colling
Militants attacked two Coptic Christian churches in northern Egypt on April 9, killing over 40 people and wounding dozens more. In reaction to the blasts, which were claimed by the Islamic State, President Fatah el-Sisi deployed military forces to protect vital assets countrywide and declared a state of emergency. In following up on these actions, Sisi will need to walk a fine line between options that may stem the violence and merely intensify it…
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