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Global Security Watch-Egypt: A Reference Handbook
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Global Security Watch-Egypt: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

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Despite the appearance of political and military stability, Egypt may be standing at the edge of a precipice as the state remains grounded in rigid authoritarianism while the population, including a struggling civil society, readies itself to make the leap to democratization. This characterization has far-reaching implications for relations between citizens and the government, as well as Egypt's foreign affairs posture, particularly in the Middle East. State repression of civil, political, and religious actors; the ineffectual provision of social services; and two religious divides, between Coptic Christianity and Islam on the one hand, and secular and conservative Islamic traditions on the other, make for an incendiary domestic environment. The resulting over-reliance on security services to quash dissent could result in a population more amenable to less democratic methods of regime change and/or the development of stronger linkages between regional Islamist groups, whether they be political, militant, or some combination thereof.

Global Security Watch-Egypt explores the historical background that created the current realities in Egypt and examines the players and events influencing the nation today. It concludes with a series of recommendations for the Egyptian political establishment, and for the American government, in the belief that meaningful political and policy changes in Egypt can lead to an improvement in human rights, democracy, justice, stability, and security for Egypt, and an improved partnership between Egypt and the United States.

History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relations Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 30/06/2008 ISBN-13: 9780275994822  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Denis J. Sullivan, PhD, is professor of political science, chair of the international affairs department, and director of the Middle East Center at Northeastern University. Sullivan has been an affiliate in research at Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies since 1987. He is the author of The World Bank and the Palestinian NGO Project: From Service Delivery to Sustainable Development and Islam in Contemporary Egypt: Civil Society vs. the State, with Sana Abed-Kotob. Kimberly Jones is a doctoral candidate in public and international affairs (political science) at Northeastern University. She received her Juris Doctor from CUNY School of Law. As a research analyst, Jones focuses on militant groups and human rights in the Middle East. States and groups of interest include the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt/Hamas and Israel/the Occupied Palestinian Territories/Hezbollah and Lebanon as well as Al Qaeda and its transnational impact. Jones is coauthor with Denis J. Sullivan on Egypt in Countries at the Crossroads.

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