The rise of Islamism in Egypt

3Citations
Citations of this article
6Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

You may have access to this PDF.

Abstract

This book provides an overview of the sudden ascendancy of Islamism in post-Mubarak Egypt and a detailed history of the power grab by the Muslim Brotherhood. The author argues that liberals and Copts are minor factions, and that the Islamists, the military and 'couch party' (non- politically affiliated Egyptians) are the true key actors in Egyptian politics. Additionally, it is posited that, ironically, Mubarak's coup-proofing strategy was responsible for the military turning against him. The strained civil-military relations in Egypt are examined, as are the ideological development of the MB, Salafist and jihadist groups, and the power struggle between the Islamists and the military.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Arafat, A. A. D. (2017). The rise of Islamism in Egypt. The Rise of Islamism in Egypt (pp. 1–295). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-53712-2

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free