...reminds me of something... Reading that the Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a presidential decree on Thursday afternoon appointing his office director General Abbas Kamel as acting director of Egypt’s General Intelligence Directorate let me think about the past.
I wonder if the Abbas Kamel mentioned in an unclassified cable about IRAQI MEDIA OUTLETS BASED IN JORDAN: PROFILES is the one who is now the acting director of the Mukhabarat:
In 2015 my old friend Nizar Manek wrote - together with Jeremy Hodge - an excellent paper about Opening the black box of Egypt's slush funds and there Abbas Kamel appeared again. Nizar wrote:
So Abbas Kamel, who is named by Intelligence Online the eminence grise of Egyptian President, is somehow famous. It is obvious that a few people getting bad-tempered about this.