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el-Sisi is facing many problems but he is a sincere man

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in response to reader comment: A better man than generally admitted in a much more complicated Egypt than described here.

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Sep 9, 2016 at 07:29

Dr Pipes

Indeed Egypt under the leadership of el-Sisi is facing many problems including the decline in tourism, the decline of the value of the Egyptian pound, sectarian violence directed against the Copts, a legal system that needs to be reformed, police and security apparatus that do not have great regard for basic human rights (case in point is the murder of Giulio Regeni the Italian PhD student) under employment and unemployment among the young, terrorism, expensive health care etc...

Is el-Sisi a believer in democracy and free speech That I do not know but he is doing his best to solve all these problems and he is for sure not a Salafist Is he a religious man? He is but he is for sure not another Morsi

Should the US support him? Well it is good to read this article in the monitor

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2016/07/egypt-sisi-us-elections-clinton-trump-relations.html

If Trump wins (I believe that this is what el-Sisi would like to see) then there is hope about good relations with Egypt

If Clinton wins then I expect tense relations with Egypt I don't think she ever forgave him for forcing her Muslim Brotherhood pals out of office

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