U.S. and Egyptian interests are increasingly divergent and the relationship now has far less common purpose than it once did.
President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Algeria was about future relations, but will the past allow that?
In Egypt, the United States can make a difference when it comes to protecting principles.
Algeria is facing the consequences of the high instability in neighboring Tunisia, Libya and the Sahel.
The argument that is often made against active engagement on human rights issues in Egypt is that no matter what the United States does, the situation will not improve. This is not true.
After a bloody attack against a Sufi mosque, journalist Mohannad Sabry explains why the Egyptian regime is not defeating the terrorists.
Analyst Sergio Altuna Galán discusses Al-Qa‘eda’s rebranding, as well as the jihadi situation in Tunisia and Libya.
Egypt’s education minister, Tariq Shawqi, may be showing more initiative than is good for him.
Algeria has successfully adopted both a soft and a hard approach for bringing former Islamist combatants in from the cold.
Morocco is approaching the Western Sahara issue with greater tactical flexibility, and it appears to be reaping benefits.