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Assessing the Jihadist Threat in Egypt: The Sinai Peninsula

Jun 29, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Examining the Jihadist Threat in Egypt
Tactics used by the Islamist militancy in the Sinai Peninsula, which included this 2015 bombing of a police station in El Arish, resemble an insurgency more than a terrorism campaign.
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The history of radical Islamism in Egypt is long and bloody. But in the past few years, the threat posed by Egyptian jihadists has reached new heights. Many of the country's jihadists, held captive under former President Hosni Mubarak, were freed during the revolution that led to his ouster in...

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