December 9, 2013
The Egyptian Military's New Power Grab
Amir Taheri, New York Post
The Associated Press
So Egypt’s Gen. Abdul-Fattah al-Sisi managed to come in first in Time magazine’s online “person of the year” poll, his minions having evidently done a better job of spamming votes than the No. 2 finisher, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Both men can take some consolation in having beaten a 21-year-old girl, the misbehaving singer Miley Cyrus. If only all Sisi’s ambitions were so harmless.
TAGGED: Middle East, Egypt