Five years into his presidency, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has undertaken strong structural reforms and cut subsidies. Speaking on Al Jazeera, Michele Dunne discussed Egypt’s economic reform and increased militarization of government, including its crackdown on free speech, with little international international push back.
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This interview was originally broadcast on Al Jazeera.
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