State capitalism?

Adam Rose adam at
Wed Jun 19 02:21:50 MDT 1996

> To Adam:
>     (Yep, I'm back for a few days)
>      Sorry, but you're wrong about Egypt.  Its official
> ideology when it carried out its nationalizations was
> "Arab socialism."  Syria and Iraq both are today ruled
> by parties, which, for better or for worse, claim such an
> orientation.

Yes, I know.

It pisses me off that people assume I don't ANY details just because
I respond to a general question with a general answer.

Nevertheless, the ideology of Egypt was more nationalist than socialist.
Of course it changed over time - to start with it was far more pan Arabist
than later.


Adam Rose


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