Generals and Autocrats: How Coup-Proofing Predetermined the Military Elite’s Behavior in the Arab Spring
HICHAM BOU NASSIF analyzes the behavior of the military elite in Egypt, Syria, and Tunisia during the Arab Spring. He argues that the different reactions of the military elite to the call of autocrats for support remains one of the fundamental puzzles of the Arab Spring. He identiﬁes the factors that determined whether the military elite had a vested interest in the status quo and the capacity to defend it.
Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect, Reese Erlich
Reviewed by HICHAM BOU NASSIF
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