October 6 is a national holiday in Egypt to celebrate what is considered to be the Egyptian army’s victory over Israel in 1973.
“Sisi understands that he is dealing with a statesman who is strong. Forget the [domestic] investigations against him. Sisi sees Netanyahu as someone who can deliver.”
Sisi views militants as existential threat, as they kill hundreds of soldiers, police.
Yemen has struggled to regain stability since mass protests in 2011.
While Tunisia is taking steps toward the vision of a democratic system, Egypt’s Sisi is reasserting the primacy of the military.