2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Assessing Sisi?

Reader comment on item: What Egypt's President Sisi Really Thinks
in response to reader comment: SRP

Submitted by Sherifa Zuhur (United States), Sep 10, 2016 at 21:22

Yes, maybe this isn't the right forum for a full discussion. I was interviewed many times, including on various Egyptian and Arab programs about Sisi after July '13 and after the election. The most careful background article, I thought was done by Reuters' Phil Stewart.

Ten years is a long time. al-Sisi's natural reticence and caution was probably helpful to him when at AWC and in his subsequent postings. I was just asked by WSJ for an assessment; again, I suppose it is too soon. Am going to put my full response in a TwitLonger because WSJ will probably use a sentence or 2.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Assessing Sisi? by Sherifa Zuhur

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)