The armed forces have been a central political player and the real locus of power in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan for the past 60 years.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Nine reasons why the likely U.S. decision to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization may backfire.
In an interview, Barbara Zollner explains how Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has survived government repression.
Egypt’s latest referendum results reveal as much as they conceal.
In an interview, Tamer Badawi discusses his recent article on relations between Iran and Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.
In an interview, Michele Dunne speaks about the growing number of Egyptian exiles, and the consequences of this.
Egyptian exiles have faced stark difficulties in living abroad and trying to return home. Amid the government's consistent repression, they face painful choices about their future.
Though the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran share ideological commonalities and points of political convergence, several impediments stand in the way of deeper ties between them.
Despite nearly five years of repression, the Muslim Brotherhood has proven resilient. The group may yet eat away at the Egyptian regime's legitimacy and even its stability.