Donald Trump would lose by giving Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi what he wants.
As 2016 draws to a close, prospects for the year ahead seem uncertain. The Arab world remains mired in both political and economic conflict and instability.
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court struck down a portion of the country’s protest law this week. While that may have long-term significance, the ruling is likely to have little short-term effect.
US President-elect Donald Trump has said a number of contradictory statements during his campaign pertaining to an overall foreign policy strategy he will pursue in the Middle East.
In an interview, Stéphane Lacroix talks about his recent Carnegie paper on Egypt’s Hizb al-Nour
Egypt’s generals have constantly employed repressive tools to instill fear among the population in order to stifle free expression and peaceful opposition.
The violence sweeping across the Arab world isn't a consequence of the Arab Spring, but of decades of dictatorship.
The United States is probably not going the way of Egypt, despite some similarities.
The new US president needs to shift American policy towards the Middle East from a predominantly security perspective focused on the fight against ISIS to one that engages with larger socioeconomic triggers for instability.