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Weekend Reading: Looking Back on Egypt’s Uprising

by Steven A. Cook
January 25, 2013

An anti-government protester defaces a picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Alexandria (Stringer Egypt/Courtesy Reuters).


On the second anniversary of Egypt’s January 25 uprising, I decided to re-post some of my own work on Egypt.  I hope you continue to find these posts/articles useful.  Enjoy!

Five Things You Need to Know About the Egyptian Armed Forces, January 31, 2011 on “From the Potomac to the Euphrates.”

The Frankenstein of Tahrir Square, December 19, 2011 on

January 25th and the Egypt the Revolution Has Made, January 25, 2012 for

I am happy to announce that the paperback edition of The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square with a new epilogue will be available this spring.







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  • Posted by sherif Hedia

    Despite all those suffering Egyptians, but they still dream of freedom and waiting for

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