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Egypt's Sisi paves way for presidential bid after resigning as minister
The Telegraph ^ | 3-26-14 | Richard Spencer

Posted on 03/27/2014 12:09:51 AM PDT by kingattax

Egypt's military strongman, Field Marshal Abdulfattah al-Sisi, has resigned as defence minister, paving the way for a run for the presidency and a return to the decades in which the country was led by long-serving military officers.

Field Marshal Sisi summoned a meeting of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to hand in his formal notice and bring to an end his 18-month term, in which he shot from being a virtually unknown younger general to one of the Middle East's most powerful men.

People walk past a poster featuring Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in downtown Cairo

Photo: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Egypt; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abdelfattahalsisi; alsisi; egypt; egyptelection; memebuilding; richardspencer; telegraph
kind of ironical....Egypt will have a President Sisi and the USA will have a President Sissy too.
1 posted on 03/27/2014 12:09:51 AM PDT by kingattax
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Kinda inspires me to run for something...


2 posted on 03/27/2014 12:19:37 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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In part, he was US-educated. Same goes for Obama, but it's not clear that he ever went to class. Thanks kingattax.
3 posted on 03/27/2014 10:24:00 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alreadyposted/index)
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