Mubarak's third force terror tactic
Date Written: 03/02/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12452
President Mubarak unleashed his 'personal' thugs in a failed attempt to silence protestors seeking an end to his regime. The tactics of deploying so-called third forces is a tried and tested method of autocratic regimes, usually utilised when the regime realises that it is on the strategic defencive politically.