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Egypt in the Crosshairs

January 4, 2017

Egypt is now facing a complex asymmetrical war on various fronts. On November 10, 2014, the Sinai-based al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (ABM), the country’s most active jihadist group, formally declared its allegiance to the Islamic State (IS). Simultaneously, on Egypt’s western flank, Libyan fighters in the city of Derna also pledged their allegiance to the […]