Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 6- Issue 24) / studies

Civilian Oversight of Military Apparatuses: Controls and Experiments

October 2021

October 2021

Researcher specializing in civil-military relations and security studies and director of the Monitoring and Documentation Unit at the Egyptian Institute for Studies


Based on statements on which the “consensus” and “power-sharing” theories are based, this study seeks finding out some experiences and expertise within a comparative framework between democratic countries and recent transitions toward democracy. The study consists of into two sections, the first deals with standards and rules of civil control over the military and security institutions and the challenges facing them. Second, the civil-military relations: experiences and expertise.

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