Why the Egyptian Army Didn't Shoot

Nassif, Hicham Bou
November 2012
Middle East Report;Winter2012, Issue 265, p18
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the refusal of the Egyptian army to crush the uprising of Egyptians against Muhammad Husni Mubarak, former President of Egypt, in 2011. It mentions that the Egyptian army plays an important role in the Egyptian regime. It further states that the Egyptian army controls the economy of the country. It discusses the lack of interest of the army in the government of Mubarak. It also mentions the political discourse and political instability in Egypt as a result of the refusal of the army to intervene Mubarak.


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