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Published: 21 March 2013

456 Pages


ISBN: 9780199931774

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The Struggle for Egypt

From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Steven A. Cook

  • Examines the prime reasons for Egypt's underdevelopment, authoritarianism and its contribution to transnational jihadism
  • Challenges prevailing assumptions among Western observers and government officials about the source of Egyptian instability
  • Presents one of the first books in the last two decades on both Egyptian politics and U.S. foreign policy