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Vol 55 No 4

Published 21st February 2014


Egypt

The El Sisi enigma

The head of the Egyptian military looks certain to be elected president in the next three months but his policies are a mystery

The popular clamour of ‘Sisi for President!’ started within days of General Abdel Fattah Khalil el Sisi removing Mohamed Mursi from the presidency on 3 July 2013. Ever since, carefully planned steps have brought him closer to making an open bid to run the country (AC Vol 55 No 1, Consolidation is the goal). Since January’s referendum approved an amended constitution, the pace has quickened.

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