Is Cairo Going to War?

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Yezid Sayigh Original Link:  https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/82130 In light of this, Sayigh was asked by a journalist to comment on the warning by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on June 20 that Egyptian forces would intervene in Libya if Turkish-backed forces of the Government of National Accord crossed the Sirte-Jufra frontline. His answers are reproduced...

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The Egypt-Sudan Border: A Story of Unfulfilled Promise

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Sherif Mohyeldeen Original Link:  https://carnegie-mec.org/2020/06/11/egypt-sudan-border-story-of-unfulfilled-promise-pub-81995 Along the Egypt-Sudan border, tensions have been rising for several decades despite limited efforts at cooperation. Both countries need to reexamine their border policies to prevent further escalation. Read more at original link

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Two Paths to Dominance: Military Businesses in Turkey and Egypt

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Zeinab Abul-Magd, Ismet Akca and Shana Marshall Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/2020/06/03/two-paths-to-dominance-military-businesses-in-turkey-and-egypt-pub-81869 Egyptian and Turkish military businesses have used their institutional privileges to dominate their respective economies, but they have key differences. Turkey’s military businesses are centrally...

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Steering the Wide Egyptian State: Ideology or Administration?

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Nathan J. Brown and Mark Berlin Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/2020/05/28/steering-wide-egyptian-state-ideology-or-administration-pub-81924 Egypt has a yawning generation gap and a regime that wants to reach youth. A new academy may help, but Egypt’s past is littered with similar, failed attempts. Read more at original link

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Coronavirus and Prospects for Instability in Egypt

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Renu Singh and Scott Williamson Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/81615 Egyptians are unlikely to challenge their government over COVID-19 disruptions for now, but President Sisi could be exposed to anger over the longer-term impact of the virus. Read more at original link

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