How Did The Egyptian Revolution Affect The Lives Of 7 Billion People?

1856 Words Oct 26th, 2015 8 Pages
What does it take for one person to affect the lives of 7 billion people? Through the right combination of personality, opportunity, and an extreme amount of effort, a true leader can change the world, whether directly or indirectly. The current President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, started off as a student in Egypt’s national military school. After graduation, he worked his way through the ranks of the military, eventually becoming Commander of The Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), which is the Egyptian Military’s governing force. Many have heard of the numerous headlines about Egypt’s many revolutions without understanding what really transpired. The Egyptian revolution began in the year 2011 to overthrew the 30 year-long dictator, former President Hosni Mubarak. After this, member of the Muslim brotherhood, Mohammad Morsi, became the first democratically elected President in the history of Egypt. Subsequently, a little over a year into his presidency it became clear that Morsi’s only intentions were to bring more power to the Muslim brotherhood and didn’t care much for the good of the country. This sparked the second revolution aimed at overthrowing Morsi and his supporters. Weeks of protesting passed and Morsi would not budge until finally being ordered to step down by Commander in Chief, Al-Sisi. Lacking any choices, Morsi stepped down from the presidency. Multiple threats directed at Al-Sisi from the Muslim brotherhood surfaced. This didn’t shake the great…

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