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How Sisi uses art to promote his ideas

It appears that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is using art and artists to gain popular support for the government's decisions.
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Helvetica; color: #323333} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is taking a lesson from at least one of the country’s past presidents to capitalize on the popularity of artists and performers to boost his own standing.

Gamal Abdel Nasser, president from 1956 until his death in 1970, often used art as a means to convey political messages and decisions to citizens, raise their morale and entrench their sense of belonging to the state.

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