Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, right, with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, attends a meeting with Russian Defense Minster Sergey Shoigu in Moscow on Feb. 13, 2014. (Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty Images)
In a surprise move, the entire Egyptian cabinet resigned Monday, apparently in response to economic problems and growing unrest. Whatever the reason, the ascension of Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is assured, making the cabinet dismissal feel more like a public relations tactic meant to assign blame to others before upcoming elections.
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