Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 3 – Issue 11) / studies

Self, State and People in the Perceptions of the Egyptian Army after 2011

July 2018

July 2018

Egyptian researcher, master’s degree in media and cultural studies, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar


The study analyzes audio and video data issued by the army, whether by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) or the army’s General Command, speeches of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as representing in one way or another one of the most important makers of the military discourse in Egypt over the past years, and a number of songs that glorify the army’s actions, widely believed that to be produced and promoted by the army. The study period starts from the first army statement on February 10, 2011, until its first statement on Operation Sinai 2018 on February 9, 2011.

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