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By H.A. Hellyer

ISBN-10: 1849046840

ISBN-13: 9781849046848

Amid the turbulence of the 2011 Arab uprisings, the innovative rebellion that performed out in Cairo's Tahrir sq. created excessive expectancies prior to speeding the hopes of its contributors. The upheaval ended in a chain of occasions in Egypt that scarcely a person may have estimated, and important few have understood: 5 years on, the prestige of Egypt's unfinished revolution continues to be shrouded in confusion. strength shifted fingers speedily, first from protesters to the military management, then to the politicians of the Muslim Brotherhood, after which again to the military. The politics of the road has given technique to the politics of Islamist-military détentes and the undoing of the democratic scan. in the meantime, a burgeoning Islamist insurgency occupies the military in Sinai and compounds the nation's feel of uncertainty.

A Revolution Undone blends research and narrative, charting Egypt's trip from Tahrir to Sisi from the viewpoint of an writer and analyst who lived all of it. H.A. Hellyer brings his first-hand adventure to endure in his overview of Egypt's test with protest and democracy. And through scrutinizing Egyptian society and public opinion, Islamism and Islam, the army and govt, in addition to the West's response to occasions, Hellyer presents a much-needed appraisal of Egypt's destiny prospects.

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