9781595587213

Road to Tahrir Square : Egypt and the United States from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak

  • ISBN 13:

    9781595587213

  • ISBN 10:

    1595587217

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/30/2011
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

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Summary

When protesters in Egypt began to fill Cairo's Tahrir Square on 25 January 2011 - and refused to leave until their demand that Hosni Mubarak step down was met - the politics of the region changed overnight. The United States' long friendship with the man who had ruled under Emergency Law for 30 years came starkly into question. This is the first book to connect past and present showing how US policy has influenced this country. Gardner makes use of all available records - including the controversial Wikileaks archive - to expose a less than savoury relationship

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