Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2015

240 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774167287

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Egypt's Linchpin, Gaza's Lifeline, Israel's Nightmare

Mohannad Sabry

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • An expos√© of the political and security affairs of the Sinai in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings and the 2011 downfall of the Mubarak regime, and the rise of Islamist insurgents in the peninsula.
  • A thorough and unprecedented account of the Sinai Peninsula, its Bedouin community, its influence on Egyptian politics and national security, and the wider impact of events in Sinai that reach as far as Gaza City and Tel Aviv.
  • Based on the author's first-hand accounts as well as interviews with eyewitnesses, tribal kingpins, Islamist radicals, security analysts and top government officials in Egypt, Israel and the Gaza Strip.