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President Mohammed Mursi of Egypt giving a speech in which he praised the military in Cairo (photo: dpa)

Changes in Egypt's Military Leadership

Mursi Reaches Agreement with the Generals

The changes in the Egyptian military leadership are not the result of a "civilian putsch", says Stephan Roll of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). They are rather the result of a long-planned changeover from one generation to the next, in which the generals will continue to hold a veto in any future political systemMore