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Sami Anan on Egypt’s presidential campaign

Sami Anan on Egypt’s presidential campaign

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Since the evening of February 11, 2011, when Egypt’s Supreme Council of the Armed Forces took over the reins of power from former president Hosni Mubarak, retired Lt. Gen. Sami Anan has been pushed firmly into the public spotlight. As former...
Opinion: A Sisi Presidency

Opinion: A Sisi Presidency

At the time of writing, it appears almost certain that Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will become the next president of Egypt. Ever since he shot to prominence, he has been subjected to study and scrutiny by a multitude of observers and analysts, all eager to put...
A Military Complex

A Military Complex

On February 11, 2011, moments after the resignation of Hosni Mubarak was announced, a friend and I climbed on top of a tank stationed to the east of Tahrir Square. We were euphoric after hearing the news we thought impossible during those tumultuous eighteen days that...