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IS EGYPT GOING BACK TO THE FUTURE?

Canberra, 4 August 2013 Two-And-a-half years after ‘people power’ removed President Hosni Mubarak from power, rejecting a security-dominated autocracy that had ruled Egypt ever since the Nasser-led coup that ended the rule of King Farouk in 1952, Egypt is back to the starting point. In the past two years Egypt has essentially undergone three revolutions—the […]

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CHAOS IN EGYPT—THE FALLOUTS OF DEMOCRACY

Canberra, 31 January 2013 The fledgling government of President Muhammad Morsi in Egypt has had to impose a state of emergency in three cities in the Suez region and also provide the resources to increase the army’s capability to reassert order and ensure security of the state. This action was meant to curb the violent […]

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EGYPT – SQUANDERED OPPORTUNITIES??

Canberra, 13 December 2012 The Middle East is in the grip of convulsive volatility. There is a rising tide of Islamism and a parallel struggle to establish a ‘new’ order with the younger generation unwilling to accept a status quo situation built on the largess of autocratic rulers. Most of the nations are trying to […]

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