The proposal to list military businesses on the Egyptian Stock Exchange may founder due to issues of transparency, profitability, unfair competition, and legal ambiguity.
In an interview, Rebecca Murray describes her recent trip to Libya and reports on the suffering there.
Egypt’s religious institutions are taking serious, but also uncertain, steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The Tunisian city was a hub for cross-border trade, but today instability is threatening its status.
Covid-19 may have given North African governments a respite from protests, but this is unlikely to last long.
The new Fakhfakh government has the task of addressing the country’s enduring socioeconomic challenges.
The escalation and spillover of Libya's conflict has posed mounting security challenges for Tunisia and exposed shortfalls in the country's defense transformation, in the areas of capability gaps, interagency coordination, intelligence sharing, strategic planning, and in the military's relationship with foreign security patrons.
Extreme inequality underlies recent protests throughout the Middle East. Without drastic structural reforms, a larger storm is brewing in the region.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Mubarak’s presidency left a complex legacy in Egypt, but public sentiment has warmed in the years since he was deposed during the Arab Spring.