Skip to comments.Egypt key to Russia’s resurgence in Middle East
Posted on 06/09/2014 1:45:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Sisi won the presidential election in Egypt with remarkable results that demonstrate a high level of national confidence in the former general. While head of the Egyptian army, he played a key role in ousting the Muslim Brotherhoods Mohammad Mursi in July 2013, following mass protests against the Islamist president and his government. [ ]
After making his appearance on the Egyptian political scene as well as in the global arena, al-Sisi has been compared more often than not with Gamal Abdel Nasser. Many experts and journalists debate the possibility and reasonability of such a comparison, while al-Sisi, now president elect, has avowed himself that he wishes he were Nasser. [ ]
Excluded from the Middle East after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia is seeking ways to restore its positions in a strategically important region. The strengthening of ties between Russia and Egypt is just one of the steps on the way. Previous ones included Russias strong stance on Syria and the disarmament of the Arab states chemical weapons stockpile as well as the success in Iranian nuclear talks.
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Back to the Future.
That worked out so well for both parties in the past....
They obviously think they don’t want to repeat the mistake of allying with “Zero’s government”, inasmuch as that corruptly lifted the Muslim Brotherhood into power.
“They obviously think they dont want to repeat the mistake of allying with Zeros government, inasmuch as that corruptly lifted the Muslim Brotherhood into power.”