Egypt’s Support of Khalifa Haftar: Forms and Motives

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-support-of-khalifa-haftar-forms-and-motives/ Since Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi came to power in Egypt after the military coup that he led against the first elected civilian president, Dr. Mohamed Morsi, on July 3, 2013, he has been working to change the doctrine of the Egyptian army. After...

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Egypt: Army Economic Institutions and Road to Full Domination

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-army-economic-institutions-and-road-to-full-domination/ After Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s military coup on July 3, 2013, the leaders of the ruling military institution adopted a new approach to management of the economic file within the Egyptian State, whereby the army has turned from being...

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Mohamed Ali: Will Conflict of Wings Lead to Fall of Sisi?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s):  Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/mohamed-ali-will-conflict-of-wings-lead-to-fall-of-sisi/ Since the events of July 03, 2013, individuals and groups within the army have been trying to change the approach adopted by the leadership of the institution that aroused a state of dissatisfaction among officers of different ranks...

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Sisi’s Policy of Constant Change of Military Leaders

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/sisis-policy-of-constant-change-of-military-leaders/ Since assuming power following the July 2013 military coup, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has adopted a policy of constant change of military leaders, whether inside the army or those appointed as governors and heads of civil bodies...

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Egypt: Integration into Military Colleges & Change Requirements

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-integration-into-military-colleges-change-requirements/ A review of the experiences and examples of Islamist movements that aimed to change the ruling regimes in their countries would reveal that some of them had got clearly defined plans that helped them achieve their goals and...

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On Sisi’s Address at Military Academies Ceremony

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/on-sisis-address-at-military-academies-ceremony/ During July 2019, there were several developments within the Egyptian military institution, most notably the graduation ceremony of a new batch of cadets of Egypt’s military academies and the Armed Forces Technical Institute at the Military...

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President Morsi & Doctrine of the Egyptian Army

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/president-morsi-doctrine-of-the-egyptian-army/ 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...

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Sisi and the Army – Military Scene in June 2019

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/sisi-and-the-army-military-scene-in-june-2019/ 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...

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Ashmawi May Not Be The Last Officer To Move Against The Regime

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/ashmawi-may-not-be-the-last-officer-to-move-against-the-regime/ Hisham Ali Ashmawi Mosaad, a former Egyptian special forces (Thunderbolt) officer, has become man of the hour on Egyptian, Arab and Western press and media outlets after he was arrested on Monday, 8 October 2018, by Libya’s...

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Egypt and Development of the Military Situation in Libya

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-and-development-of-the-military-situation-in-libya/ After the militias of Khalifa Haftar, the leader of the self-styled “Libyan National Army”, had fully controlled the territory of the eastern region, Haftar declared on 4 April 2019 the launch of the “Operation Flood of Dignity”...

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Egypt: The Military Scene in February

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-the-military-scene-in-february/ Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi left Cairo on Thursday, 14 February 2019, heading to Munich, Germany, to participate in the Munich Security Conference 2019. During the conference, Sisi gave a speech focusing on counterterrorism strategies and referring to the...

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Egypt: The Military Scene in January

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-the-military-scene-in-january/ During January 2019, the Egyptian military Institution witnessed many developments, both internal and external, including: On the military institution’s external relations, January saw extensive media reports on the level of coordination between the...

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