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With dissent crushed, Egypt's presidential campaign is a subdued affair

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Press Review, 01/24/2018

Last update: 2018-01-24 10:14:39

With dissent crushed, Egypt’s presidential campaign is a subdued affair. Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s re-election seems assured, but his popular support is muted (the Guardian).

 

Libya’s revolutionaries: Where are they now? Some politicians, ministers, diplomats and high-ranking civil servants were ready to lead what turned out to be far less than a genuine spontaneous revolution (al-Monitor).

 

The Crown Price and the New Saudi Economy. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s goal of replacing a corrupt feudal state in Saudi Arabia with a Western-orientated market economy is doomed to be elusive unless he stops acting like a despot and rules like a reformer (the New York Times).

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