Sisi and the Army – Military Scene in June 2019

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies

Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal

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From the early moments of assuming power, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has worked to impose full control over the military institution as well as all other security institutions. He has also been keen on maintaining continued restructuring of the military junta. The Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) that cooperated with Sisi in the military coup against President Mohamed Morsi (4 July 2013) has almost been completely changed – with only two members of that council remaining, namely, Lt. General Mohamed Farid Hegazi, the former Secretary General of the Ministry of Defense and current Chief of Staff, and Maj. Gen. Mamdouh Shahin, the assistant Minister of Defense for Constitutional and Legal Affairs.

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