Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi waits for a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the presidential palace in Cairo (REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski).
Warning Signs Run Deep within Egyptian Society
October 7, 2014,
H.A. Hellyer discusses the power of public opinion polls in Egypt and argues that recent results showing majority favor for al-Sisi and his government over the Muslim Brotherhood should not lead to regime overconfidence. Unless they can actually meet the expectations of the people, he argues, chaotic popular discontent may ensue again.