Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 5 – Issue 19) / studies
Corona Crisis and Controversy over Concept and Roles of the State
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With the outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic, various political systems have faced major crises prior to the pandemic, where there had been a great debate about the role of the state in economy, weakness of democracy mechanisms, roles of armies and security services, and the relationship of armies to politics. However, with the repercussions of the Covid-19 crisis, questions started to arise about the legitimacy and future of political systems, and even about the nature and concepts of politics.