Sisi the reformer?
Egypt Slashes Energy Subsidies
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  • Andrew Allison

    There are many kinds of military dictatorship (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_dictatorship), and not all of them are brutal and arbitrary. The Pinochet and Franco regimes were extremely brutal and it’s debatable whether the societal gains were worth the cost. Ataturk was a former army officer who founded the Turkish Republic.
    If, despite the odds, the generals can deliver, the world can and should thank them for ousting an ineffective and destabilizing government..

  • FriendlyGoat

    —–and the odds are against them——-

    Yeah, admitting that the first goal of the new president is to increase consumers’ energy costs is gonna sell very poorly in Egypt at this time.

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