Egypt’s recent declaration of a state of emergency has done little to combat the escalation in attacks on the country's Coptic minority. Speaking with WBEZ’s Worldview, Carnegie’s Sarah Yerkes discusses the increase in ISIS-affiliated attacks in Egypt and the challenges faced by the Egyptian military in addressing the threat posed by the militant group.
The full interview can be found at WBEZ.
About the Middle East Program
The Carnegie Middle East Program combines in-depth local knowledge with incisive comparative analysis to examine economic, sociopolitical, and strategic interests in the Arab world. Through detailed country studies and the exploration of key crosscutting themes, the Carnegie Middle East Program, in coordination with the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, provides analysis and recommendations in both English and Arabic that are deeply informed by knowledge and views from the region. The program has special expertise in political reform and Islamist participation in pluralistic politics.