August 14, 2014

Repression & Stability: The Sisi Doctrine

Michael Hanna, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

From Gaza to Libya to Iraq, Egypt's new strongman is developing a foreign policy based on repression and stability.

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TAGGED: Iraq, Israel, Gaza, Middle East, Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi


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