Eleonora Ardemagni

Eleonora Ardemagni is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow. Teaching Assistant at the Catholic University of Milan (course “History and Institutions of Asia”), Gulf and Eastern Mediterranean Analyst for the NATO Defense College Foundation. She is also regular analyst for the Aspen Institute Italy (Aspenia online), AffarInternazionali and the peer-reviewed journal Storia Urbana...

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Morsi’s Death Is yet Another Sombre Milestone in Egypt’s Transition

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Lucia Ardovini Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/morsis-death-yet-another-sombre-milestone-egypts-transition-23329 Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, collapsed and died on June 17th after addressing a state court during his trial for espionage charges. The ex-president...

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Egypt of al-Sisi: Militarization and Repression

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Guiseppe Dentice Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/legitto-di-al-sisi-militarizzazione-e-repressione-23190 In continuity with the trend of preventive repression re-launched with greater force in the aftermath of the presidential elections of 2018, the head of state Abdel Fattah al-Sisi marked a new...

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Egypt: al-Sisi increasingly powerful, increasingly weak oppositions

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Giuseppe Dentice Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/egitto-al-sisi-sempre-piu-potente-opposizioni-sempre-piu-deboli-22358 2019 will be a very important year for Egypt facing old problems and new political challenges. After the clear electoral success of March 2018, which gave Abdel Fattah...

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Institutionalizing Authoritarianism in Egypt: al-Sisi’s Struggle for Power

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Lucia Ardovini Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/institutionalizing-authoritarianism-egypt-al-sisis-struggle-power-22087 January 25th marks the 8th anniversary of the popular protests that brought an end to Hosni Mubarak’s authoritarian regime. At the turn of 2011, almost three decades of worsening...

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Italian Institute for International Political Studies

  The Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank providing leading research and viable policy options to government officials, business executives and the public at large wishing to better understand international issues. Founded in Milan, Italy, in 1934 thanks to the support of a group of businessmen led by

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Elections in Egypt: What Purpose Do They Serve?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Marina Ottaway Original Link: http://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/elections-egypt-what-purpose-do-they-serve-19864 The outcome of Egyptian presidential elections scheduled for March 26 is a foregone conclusion – incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will win and serve his second term unchallenged. The only...

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