Small Wars Journal

Sinai

Making Headway Against the Sinai Insurgency SWJED Sat, 08/10/2019 - 1:27pm
Countering this insurgency has been at the forefront of Egyptian president Abdelfattah al-Sisi’s agenda since he assumed office in 2013. Roughly 1,000 security personnel have been killed in the region during this period. However, despite brutal methods and substantial military effort, the Egyptian government has little to show from the past five-plus years of counterinsurgency operations in the Sinai aside from hundreds of military and civilian casualties and an undeterred adversary.
The Egyptian Sinai: A New Front for Jihadist Activity Peter J. Munson Tue, 03/26/2013 - 3:30am

The Egyptian Sinai is becoming a breakaway state.