1967: Turning Point Or Just One Moment In A Cycle That “Always Ends With Military Men In Power”?

1967: Turning Point Or Just One Moment In A Cycle That “Always Ends With Military Men In Power”?

****** Via Alex Thurston and Sahel Blog ******  Earlier this month, the fiftieth anniversary of the Six Day War evoked some great writing, including a piece by Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution. His piece is entitled “The end of Nasserism: How the 1967 War opened new space for Islamism in the Arab world.” Maybe I’m reading too much into the words “Arab world” in the title, because Hamid focuses on Egypt, but at the regional level, I question the idea that 1967 was the tur
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