A nighttime maritime patrol is a lesson in Libya’s permeable sovereignty.
Recent attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt have highlighted the ineffectiveness of both the military and the recently declared state of emergency.
Having expended considerable military effort in helping Libyan forces wrest territory from the Islamic State last year, the United States should now turn its diplomatic attention to ensuring the country does not slip into greater chaos.
The recent attacks on Coptic churches have prompted President Sisi to declare a state emergency.
Since 2013, Egypt’s new authoritarian government has systematically widened its repression of the opposition to targets beyond the Islamist spectrum.
A new administration in Washington offers a chance to reexamine the old and increasingly dysfunctional U.S. relationship with Egypt.
Southern Libya remains a region of endemic instability wracked by communal conflict, a shortage of basic services, rampant smuggling, and fragmented or collapsed institutions.
Libya’s worsening political conflict has pushed the country to the brink of civil war and could complicate ongoing efforts to combat extremist groups.
Egypt’s universities have become a new battleground between security forces and students as Egypt’s new rulers move to crack down on student activism.
Now that Morocco has regained its seat at the African Union, the Kingdom faces a new context where it must defend its core interests while proving that it is a responsible stakeholder whose membership benefits the AU.