The report dissects Egypt’s military-led economic model and offers thoughts on how external actors can engage with the country’s formal and informal networks.
A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing.
The military is woven into almost every part of Egypt’s economy. It runs businesses, produces goods, and manages huge infrastructure projects. What are the consequences of involving a country’s armed forces so deeply in its private and public enterprise?
The Egyptian military’s takeover in 2013 transformed its role in the national economy, turning it into an autonomous actor that can reshape markets and influence government policy setting and investment strategies.
In reforming Egypt’s personal-status law, how it’s done is as important as who does it.
The international community has hitherto broadly considered the government in Cairo to be stable for the long term. These protests, however, confirm that there is dissent beneath the surface that is likely to deepen, not dissipate.
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The military has no interlocutors with which to negotiate a transition toward broader participation in national decisions.
Sexual harassment charges against football player ‘Amr Warda caused a revealing rift among Egyptians.