Egypt’s President Sisi is trying to clean up the lawless Sinai Peninsula. But this is proving much harder than first envisioned. The region is proving to be an Achilles’ heel for the President as he attempts to bolster his legitimacy through security.

Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is doubling down on efforts to clean up the lawless Sinai Peninsula but endemic insecurity has meant a new campaign, launched in February may not yield the results the regime is hoping for.

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