Tag: Joshua Stacher

The Army and the Economy in Egypt

The Army and the Economy in Egypt

The commanding heights of the Egyptian economy have for decades been populated by groups – Mubarak’s NDP, the Military, and until recently the Muslim Brotherhood – that have been notoriously unwilling to undertake meaningful and desperately needed economic reforms. While many saw the uprisings as a potential driver of radical change, problems such as high […]

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The Muslim Brothers and the Egyptian Military: An Awkward Partnership?

The Muslim Brothers and the Egyptian Military: An Awkward Partnership?

There have been questions about the compatibility of the Brotherhood and the Military establishment since they entered into partnership in 2012. Their collective ability to meet the demands of the January 2011 ‘revolution’ – which called for a profound restructuring of the state’s “exclusivist practices that instruct Egyptians to obey rather than participate in the country’s future” […]