Cairo’s Struggle to Contain North Sinai Militancy

Source: The Jamestown Foundation for Global Research and Analysis Author(s): Jemimah Hudson Original Link:  https://jamestown.org/program/cairos-struggle-to-contain-north-sinai-militancy/ On July 18, militants executed four individuals in the town of Bir al-Abd, in North Sinai, for alleged cooperation with the Egyptian security services. One day later, at least two people, including a civilian...

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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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Hoping for release, families of imprisoned Muslim Brotherhood youth offer to stay out of politics, make hefty donations to state-run fund

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Madamasr Original Link: https://madamasr.com/en/2019/08/27/feature/politics/hoping-for-release-families-of-imprisoned-muslim-brotherhood-youth-offer-to-stay-out-of-politics-make-hefty-donations-to-state-run-fund/ Families of imprisoned Muslim Brotherhood members are calling on Egyptian authorities to release their relatives in exchange for a pledge to never again...

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Towards an Int’l Legal Action on President Morsi’s Death

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Alaa Abdelmonsef Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/towards-an-intl-legal-action-on-president-morsis-death/ Six years have passed since Egypt’s first elected civilian president was arrested, forcibly disappeared, and subjected to an unfair trial that did not meet the minimum standards of justice. During his detention, President Mohamed...

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Development of the military situation in Sinai – July

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Haitham Ghoniem Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/development-of-the-military-situation-in-sinai-july/ During July, ISIS local affiliate, ‘Sinai Province’, slaughtered four citizens in the vicinity of North Sinai’s Bir al-Abed on charges of communicating with the Egyptian army and police forces. The question that arises is: Has the...

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Positive Economic Growth in Egypt Belies Mounting Problems

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Gregory Aftandilian Original Link: http://arabcenterdc.org/policy_analyses/positive-economic-growth-in-egypt-belies-mounting-problems/ Egypt has received high marks from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for carrying out a series of difficult economic reforms and for its success as an emerging market. However, such positive trends mask a deeply...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

Source: Council on Foreign Relations   Author(s): Zachary Laub   Original Link: https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/egypts-muslim-brotherhood   The Muslim Brotherhood, once Egypt’s largest opposition movement and a standard-bearer for Islamist groups around the world, has been once again driven underground as Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has consolidated power. Read more at original link

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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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Sinai Deportees and Prospects of Protracted Conflict (1)

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Nouran Hassan Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/sinai-deportees-and-prospects-of-protracted-conflict-1/ Forceful eviction operations have started in North Sinai since 2014 to ‘establish a buffer zone’ to embattle ISIS-affliated militants who gained hold of the northern governorate during the turbulent years between 2011-2014. A recent...

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Political Implications of President Morsi’s Demise

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Badr Shafei Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/political-implications-of-president-morsis-demise/ Death of someone may have some social consequences after the family’s loss of their bread winner; where the wife becomes a widow and the children become orphans. Sometimes, the deceased’s family is subjected to attitudes of cupidity both from...

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The Unfinished History Between America and the Muslim Brotherhood

Source: Hudson Institute Author(s): Mohamed-Ali Adraoui Original Link: https://www.hudson.org/research/15136-the-unfinished-history-between-america-and-the-muslim-brotherhood On July 11, 2018 the U.S. Congress’s Subcommittee on National Security organized a series of hearings on “The Muslim Brotherhood’s Global Threat.”1 The purpose was to determine what dangers the Muslim Brotherhood poses to...

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The Death of Morsi and Its Implications for the Muslim Brotherhood

Source: The Jamestown Foundation for Global Research and Analysis Author(s): Alison Pargeter Original Link:  https://jamestown.org/program/the-death-of-morsi-and-its-implications-for-the-muslim-brotherhood/ The death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on June 17 sent shockwaves through the Muslim Brotherhood. While Morsi’s death may have been predictable given the former president’s...

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