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Re: FW: RESEARCH REQUEST - EGYPT - military's money

Released on 2012-09-06 00:00 GMT
Email-ID    2595635
Date    2011-01-31 22:37:37
From    [email protected]
To    [email protected]
Kevin Stech wrote:

See this request from Reva. I need you to start pulling reports on the
Egyptian military's economic influence. Businesses they run, who's
involved, anything on the scope of their role in the economy. Check the
following places:

RAND
Brookings
CSIS
Google search for filetype:pdf on things like "Egypt army economy" "Egypt
military economy" "Egypt military business" etc
Google scholar
http://oaister.worldcat.org/
http://papers.ssrn.com/

Get me a big stack of reports put them in a folder, and then zip them up.
Have this ready to ship out in about half an hour.

Thanks.




-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]


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Behalf Of Reva Bhalla
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 14:09
To: Analyst List
Subject: RESEARCH REQUEST - EGYPT - military's money



Point of this request is to break down the military's clout, financially


speaking


A big reason why Gamal and his buddies were so hated was because he was


pushing


this liberal economic reform platform. THe old guard NDP and military


didn't like


that because that's where all their money is. Similar to the situation


in Pakistan, the


military/NDP elite has a huge stake in major industries that they dont


want to see


privatized or opened up to foreign investment.

I want to be able to break this down in more detail. THere have been


plenty of


academic papers on the Pakistani military and their economic influence,


specifically


what percentage of the economy the miltary holds, what industries, etc..


I haven't


seen anything yet like that on Egypt, but we need to search hard for


ANYTHING that


deals with this issue. Next step then is to see if the names in the new


Cabinet


correspond with major industry. You should be able to see where I'm


going with this


The research gurus will coordinate taskings on this, but this request is


open to


anyone including ADPs

thanks a lot


--
Adam Wagh
STRATFOR Research Intern

You find a lot of *.pdf Files at the End of The Mails:
http://wikileaks.org/gifiles/docs/2595635_re-fw-research-request-egypt-military-s-money-.html