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By H.A. Hellyer

Amid the turbulence of the 2011 Arab uprisings, the innovative rebellion that performed out in Cairo's Tahrir sq. created excessive expectancies prior to rushing the hopes of its contributors. The upheaval ended in a chain of occasions in Egypt that scarcely somebody may have anticipated, and helpful few have understood: 5 years on, the prestige of Egypt's unfinished revolution is still shrouded in confusion. energy shifted palms speedily, first from protesters to the military management, then to the politicians of the Muslim Brotherhood, after which again to the military. The politics of the road has given option to the politics of Islamist-military détentes and the undoing of the democratic scan. in the meantime, a burgeoning Islamist insurgency occupies the military in Sinai and compounds the nation's experience of uncertainty.

A Revolution Undone blends research and narrative, charting Egypt's trip from Tahrir to Sisi from the viewpoint of an writer and analyst who lived all of it. H.A. Hellyer brings his first-hand event to endure in his overview of Egypt's scan with protest and democracy. And via scrutinizing Egyptian society and public opinion, Islamism and Islam, the army and executive, in addition to the West's response to occasions, Hellyer offers a much-needed appraisal of Egypt's destiny prospects.

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