Small Wars Journal

Egypt

The Sinai Insurgency: The Next ISIS Crisis?

The Sinai conflict possesses all the traits of a robust insurgency, a human rights disaster, and the prerequisite conditions to escalate outside the peninsula. Strategies are based on resources, and resource limitations necessitate a focus on such issues as ISIS in Syria. However, external states cannot turn away from the situation. Europe and the United States should challenge human rights abuses and push the Egyptian authorities to reform their counterinsurgency tactics.

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Giza Ambush Exposes Security Weakness in Egypt’s Hinterland SWJED Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:29am

The ambush exposed Egypt’s main security weakness - its inability to effectively police the country and its long borders.