The year 2017 witnessed serious upheavals, from Saudi Arabia’s internal purge and the end of the Islamic State to the serial Iranian and Russian triumphs in Syria.
Following the resignation of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the main advocates of democratic change in Egypt failed to create a consensus over how to manage politics going forward.
In Egypt, the United States can make a difference when it comes to protecting principles.
The argument that is often made against active engagement on human rights issues in Egypt is that no matter what the United States does, the situation will not improve. This is not true.
After a bloody attack against a Sufi mosque, journalist Mohannad Sabry explains why the Egyptian regime is not defeating the terrorists.
Egypt’s education minister, Tariq Shawqi, may be showing more initiative than is good for him.
Egypt temporarily lifted its state of emergency this month, but while this may have seemed to be a victory for the people it was actually a triumph for the security state.
An Ethiopian dam may sharply reduce the Nile’s flow, leaving Egypt high and dry.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The U.S. withdrawal of aid to Egypt points to a fascinating dichotomy in the Trump administration.