Helena Burgrova on Egypt's failed "war on terror"

Interview with Dr. Helena Reimer Burgrova, associate fellow at the Institute for International Relations Prague.

A year ago, Dr. Helena Reimer Burgrová wrote the paper ‘Egypt´s failing war on terror’ for the Egypt Policy Brief series of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation. A year on she sees a mounting escalation of the so called ‘War on Terror’ waged by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. With scores of dead civilians especially in Sinai, Reimer Burgrová assesses, that al-Sisi tries to legitimize his rule, while failing to provide real security for the Egyptian people.

Interviewed by Niko Pewesin, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

Paper for further information on the topic in German: https://www.boell.de/de/2017/02/28/aegyptens-gescheiterter-krieg-gegen-…

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