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Egyptian military soldiers stand alert as they cross the Suez Canal, in Ismailia, Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi inaugurated the digging of a new section of the Suez Canal, 35-km (22 mile), a $4 billion military-led project to expand a key corridor of world trade that he says will be finished next year. The canal was opened for navigation in 1869. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Conscription: what is it good for?

This article neither responds nor is even remotely interested in the televised report broadcast by Qatar’s Al-Jazeera about conscription or compulsory drafting in the Egyptian army. This goes back to many reasons, but foremost because the virus only infects the body that suffers from weak immunity. I argue that the immunity of Egypt, of both …

Moataz Bellah Abdel-Fattah