I would not be exaggerating if I say that the ÒDevelopment BookÓ of the world has
long been inscribed, but is seems we either do not know how to read, or do not
want to read as the process of economic, administrative and political development has been scrutinized to the extent that the curricula of developmental political economy discourse essential decisions and systematic phases similar to ÒcookingÓ books, with a difference in analogy.
In return, it seems that EgyptÕs contemporary history, at least in the times of Mohamed Ali, is merely a series of setbacks intersected with partial success in some field. Why hasnÕt renaissance, development and achievement ever been a title to the book of EgyptÕs contemporary history? What is the procedure that we
overlook or disregard that hinders us to follow the procession whether in our neighbouring nations or the far away ones.
Why are we left behind while others progress?
The book includes rare documents that are published for the first time which display the nature of the relationship between the state and the church throughout nearly 60 years. They also include a map of the intellectual streams of the Christians in Egypt, either of the educated elite or the Christian clergymen, with the aim of clarifying the difference between these general trends.
The author with sincere awareness, a loving heart and a captivating style, raises very critical issues relating to Egypt and corrects many wrong widespread misconceptions.
She sets an absolutely new meaning to the term “Egyptian”. The uniqueness of that book lies in the clear description of the case of Egypt in each and every phase of its long history and through each and every plight it went through, thereby opening peopleÕs minds and hearts to comprehend and understand that Egypt is alive and has not died despite all the difficult times it went through. The author stresses in her book the great contribution of Egypt humanity in all aspects of life, including the religious and artistic fields as well as human development.
History is concerned with documenting human pursuit, with both its advantages and drawbacks. This is what compelled us to publish the diaries of the toppled Egyptian President and once a pilot, Mohamed Hosny Mubarak, in which he documents the truth of what happened to the Egyptian Armed Forces in June 1967 defeat and how it struggled to regain its power and strength to later become the main and primary tool that helped bring victory to the country in October 6 War, just six years later.
The diaries tackle the life of Mubarak, not the person but rather the military man who gives a professional assessment of the 1967 defeat, holding top officials accountable and analyzes the Israeli enemyÕs plan, stressing that it carried no military creativity, but mainly depended on advanced military equipment and sophisticated weaponry.In his diaries, which were compiled towards the end of the seventies yet saw the light only today, Mubarak emphasized time and the proficiency of the human factor in the Egyptian forces and nation alike.
This book uncovers the relationship between chief journalists and the ruling regime in Egypt, symbolizing the presidency as a temple, and the journalists, editors in chief and other people in the media industry as its priests, who spare no effort in serving it at times and in turning against it in others.
Following the success of his first book ‘The Heart of the Muslim Brothers’ in which he revealed the secrets of quitting the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in 2002 and their methodology of decision making; Tharwat Al- Kharabawy introduces in his book “The Secret Of The Temple” the unrevealed secrets of the MB from a well-informed vision of an ex-member. The book is not aimed at defaming the MB, but rather provides an apprehension of the circumstances of the current events, and remedies any misconceptions, if present.
The book enlightens the concept of the state and its relationship to the Egyptian public opinion and the various communal groups.
It sheds the light on how the state is structured and its work style, displaying the information management cycle, the decision making methodology, means of execution, and how all these processes are interleaved with societal constructs.
Are we on the brink of an outright war over the River Nile water-sharing? To what extent does Israel pose a threat to the national security of Egypt, particularly with regard to the River Nile springs? Are we in a critical situation after Ethiopia’s latest announcement to build Al-Nahda Dam? Do we have to choose between thirst, as a result of denying Egypt its share of water and its legal right in the River Nile water on one hand, or drowning in an imminent catastrophic flood if the Ethiopian Dam was ever destroyed, which would negatively affect the High Dam in Egypt? All these and many others are questions the book attempts to answer, discussing the case of the River Nile and the row over water, a new threat Egypt is facing. The book also deciphers many clues about Al-Nahda Dam and why Israel is interested in the River Nile water and desires to lay control over it!
The River Nile… to where? Nile countries… to where? Egypt… to where? Are questions the book addresses among many others!
This book intends to discuss the expression: “The Wars of the Fourth Generation”, it highlights the role played by intelligence agencies in occupying the mentalities
and dispositions of peoples, as an alternative to regular military war, so that the people themselves act as the army managed and directed by the enemy.