Endgames: The Response of Egypt’s Military to the 2011 uprising

“Since 2011, the storylines emerging from the Arab Spring have told the story of autocrats preparing their armies to thwart coups only to end up facing massive popular uprisings. Autocrats have long preferred to prevent coups above all other considerations, including military performance on the battlefield.”

Since the outbreak of the Arab Spring a decade ago, armies have spawned tyranny, as in the Egyptian case, and civil war, as in the cases of Yemen, Syria and Libya — and a difficult path toward democracy in Tunisia.

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