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Tracking the Hasam Movement, Egypt's Ambitious New Militant Group

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Oct 6, 2016 | 08:01 GMT
The Hasam Movement claimed responsibility for the Sept. 19 assassination attempt against Egypt's assistant attorney general on its website.
The Hasam Movement claimed responsibility for the Sept. 19 assassination attempt against Egypt's assistant attorney general on its website.
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A recent assassination attempt suggests that the budding Egyptian militant group known as the Hasam Movement is getting bolder in its choice of targets and tactics. Its success is either an indictment against the Egyptian government's capabilities, a testament to Hasam's skill or some combination of both....

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