Assessing Egyptian public support for security crackdowns in the Sinai

"This monograph examines the terrorist groups in Egypt emanating from the Sinai and assesses the level of Egyptian public support for the government's security crackdown. These terrorist groups have not only targeted Egyptian security personnel and foreign tourists in the Sinai Peninsula b...

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Main Author: Aftandilian, Gregory L.,
Other Authors: Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute,, Army War College (U.S.). Press,
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press, 2015.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 50 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Characteristics of the Sinai and its complicated image
  • Developments in the Sinai
  • Developments since the 2011 revolution
  • Terrorist groups in the Sinai
  • Transporting terrorism to the Egyptian mainland
  • Egyptian government's response in the Sinai
  • The impact of renewed conflict between Israel and Hamas
  • Public perceptions of the government's campaign against extremists in the Sinai
  • Recommendations for U.S. policy
  • Recommendations for U.S. landpower.