General Sisi and Egypt's revolution fatigue

Egyptians are frightened and exhausted, and Sisi apparently thinks they will gratefully accept a return to army rule.

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EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton with Egyptian armed forces commander-in-chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in October 2013.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/15/2014 4:47 pm EST
Last Updated: Monday, 01/20/2014 1:14 am EST

General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who led the coup against Egypt’s elected president last July, has one of the finest collections of military headgear in the entire Middle East.

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