Author(s): Perry Cammack
Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/77948
A divided government with ballooning defense budgets pursuing a nationalist agenda. A president responding to growing public distrust by wrapping himself in the military’s popular legitimacy. The militarization of the upper echelons of decisionmaking. This describes Egypt under President ‘Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.
It also describes the United States under President Donald Trump.
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