The strengthening of authoritarianism is especially visible in the margins of the Egyptian state.
In an interview, renowned photographer Don McCullin looks back on his career and memories from the Middle East.
Donald Trump would lose by giving Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi what he wants.
In an interview, Stéphane Lacroix talks about his recent Carnegie paper on Egypt’s Hizb al-Nour
The United States is probably not going the way of Egypt, despite some similarities.
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.
The latest from Egypt’s government is that pessimism is a crime.
Egypt’s new capital is likely to be another urban failure.
Parliament has moved on church-building in Egypt, but it is unlikely to be enough.
The question is not whether the Sisi regime will last, but the kind of regime that is likely to emerge from Egypt’s economic turmoil.
Lack of an overall strategy for Egypt’s economic development is enabling multiple military interest groups to pursue their own separate and potentially conflicting agendas.
The new United Nations peace process for Syria will operate on two tracks with the hope of building the necessary critical mass to stem the violence.
Previous peace talks have done more to shape political opposition movements and their relationship to the Syrian regime than to produce solutions to Syria's ongoing civil war. Upcoming talks will likely be more of the same.
On the eve of Egypt’s much-hyped economic conference, the status of the Egyptian economy remains mixed in the context of deteriorating security conditions and a repressive political climate.
Carnegie scholars assess the Middle East in the year ahead, including potential game changers that could have a big impact for the future of the region.
The roller coaster on which Arab countries have ridden since the 2011 uprisings has given a particularly rough ride to indigenous human rights organizations. Embattled since their founding in the 1980s and 1990s, and often accused of carrying out foreign agendas, groups in several countries are now fighting for their very existence.
As the Egyptian government’s crackdown on dissent broadened over the last year, university campuses have increasingly been in the crosshairs as one of the last remaining spaces for dissent.
In the struggle against the Islamic State, Egypt needs sound political and economic policies that will quench the spread of violence and extremism within the country itself.