After the Release of Soldiers: The Future of the Struggle between the State and the Jihadist Groups in Sinai

EPC | 01 Jun 2013

The assessment deals with the crisis of kidnapping Egyptian soldiers, the way the state had handled this issue as well as its significance on the future of the security situation in Sinai. The paper sheds light on indications of the confused relationship between the Brotherhood’s presidency and the Jihadist groups and the natural alignment between the movement and these groups when they face a threat. Also, the assessment touches upon the impact of the aforementioned relationship on crisis management and description of that incident. The assessment affirms that this crisis has revealed the existence of distrust between the presidency and the military leadership.

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