Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi is not a king, but this week he reminded Egypt of the beautiful days of the rule of Khedive Said, who initiated the digging of the Suez Canal, and Khedive Ismail, who inaugurated it. One hundred and forty-five years after the inauguration ceremony, Sissi presented to Egyptians his regime’s flagship project, a 72-kilometer (44-mile) waterway