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By H.A. Hellyer

Amid the turbulence of the 2011 Arab uprisings, the innovative rebellion that performed out in Cairo's Tahrir sq. created excessive expectancies prior to rushing the hopes of its members. The upheaval resulted in a series of occasions in Egypt that scarcely a person can have envisioned, and important few have understood: 5 years on, the prestige of Egypt's unfinished revolution is still shrouded in confusion. energy shifted palms swiftly, first from protesters to the military management, then to the politicians of the Muslim Brotherhood, after which again to the military. The politics of the road has given method to the politics of Islamist-military détentes and the undoing of the democratic test. in the meantime, a burgeoning Islamist insurgency occupies the military in Sinai and compounds the nation's feel of uncertainty.

A Revolution Undone blends research and narrative, charting Egypt's trip from Tahrir to Sisi from the point of view of an writer and analyst who lived all of it. H.A. Hellyer brings his first-hand adventure to endure in his evaluate of Egypt's test with protest and democracy. And through scrutinizing Egyptian society and public opinion, Islamism and Islam, the army and executive, in addition to the West's response to occasions, Hellyer presents a much-needed appraisal of Egypt's destiny prospects.

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