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Tewfick Aclimandos

Writer's Publications

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“Healing without amputating?” : security reform in Egypt
“Healing without amputating?” : security reform in Egypt

Under Mubarak, state institutions underwent considerable strain, a consequence of the “vicious circle of legitimacy” described by Samer Soliman: a regime lacking in legitimacy cannot raise extra taxes nor can it begin to combat tax...

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The Army and the Constitution in Egypt: The Current State of Affairs
The Army and the Constitution in Egypt: The Current State of Affairs

Since 1952, throughout the years and despite various regime changes, the army has been, at all times, the ultimate guarantor of the regime’s continued existence. Its intervention saved the regimes in 1977 and 1986; its support for the...