from From the Potomac to the Euphrates and Middle East Program

The Struggle For Egypt

August 4, 2011 10:00 am (EST)

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October 6, 2011

“A sweeping history of modern Egypt, this timely book will appeal to foreign policy professionals, academics and the general public.  It is a reliable single source for understanding the flow and complexities of Egyptian politics, especially since the 1952 revolution.”—Daniel Kurtzer, Professor, Princeton University, and former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Israel

“The fact that The Struggle for Egypt is exceptionally timely should not obscure its more lasting merits: this is an accessible, knowledgeable, fair-minded and very useful examination of the last sixty years of Egypt’s political history, including moments of great pride and decades of deep frustration.   Anyone pondering the challenges and opportunities confronting Egypt—and Egypt’s allies—after the January 25th Revolution would do well to start with this lucid account.”—Lisa Anderson, President, The American University in Cairo

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