The new US president needs to shift American policy towards the Middle East from a predominantly security perspective focused on the fight against ISIS to one that engages with larger socioeconomic triggers for instability.
The Middle East may be a place where Donald Trump’s policies have the least impact.
The ruling establishment claims to defend the people even as its actions target the people.
On the eve of the U.S. election, Carnegie’s Maha Yahya explains what it may mean for the region.
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court is preparing for a series of sensitive cases.
Hizb al-Nour is not an Islamist party, at least in its current form; for Salafis, politics is just a means to an end—a way to protect and reinforce their religious movement.
The time for American created transformational diplomacy in the Middle East has long passed.
The latest from Egypt’s government is that pessimism is a crime.
While Egypt’s uprising has become synonymous with the successful use of social media to overthrow an entrenched authoritarian regime, social media may also have contributed to its failure of the revolution.
Egypt’s new capital is likely to be another urban failure.