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    Sissi, The Accidental Hero ..

    Tweet  Accidental Hero!! In his book “Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the America Era,” Joseph Nye of Harvard University divided American presidents into two groups. One is made up of “transformational” leaders — those with the grandiose goal of using American influence to spread democracy and liberty around the world. Think of Reagan and Bush-the-son. The second group contains “transactional” leaders — pragmatists who have modest goals, like Eisenhower or Bush-the-father. In the postcolonial era, Egypt has been consistently ruled by “accidental” leaders — generally military men who lacked political vision or leadership skill. Their mediocrity was the key to their survival under a dictatorial system. These leaders, who…


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