President Morsi & Doctrine of the Egyptian Army

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies

Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal

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From the early moments of his access to power as President of Egypt and the Supreme Commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces, it was clear that Dr. Mohamed Morsi adopted a military approach that relied on the Egyptian military doctrine instilled and adopted by the historical military leadership of the Egyptian army – although some observers wrongfully thought it had changed after the Camp David Accords signed between Egypt and Israel. In fact, the claim that there was a “change” in the military doctrine of the Egyptian army towards Israel after the Camp David Accords (suggesting that Israel is no longer Egypt’s strategic enemy) relying on President Sadat’s words: “The October War is the last war between Egypt and Israel” and  “Peace is a strategic choice of Egypt” – is totally incorrect.

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