Egypt - Succession and Political Reform: Monarchs of the Nile

A state of emergency for twenty-eight years, three consecutive dictatorships for close to sixty; change must soon come to Egypt. But will it be another dynastic father-son transition already common in the Middle East, or a new national hero? The answer matters, not least because of Cairo’s regional role.

The World Today Published 1 May 2010 Updated 14 October 2020 4 minute READ

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