After Turkey’s constitutional referendum, it is increasingly apparent that its government is exhibiting similar authoritarian tendencies to Egypt since 2013.
With a new U.S. administration in office that is reexamining foreign assistance priorities overall, there is an opportunity to take assistance to Egypt off auto-pilot and design an approach that better serves the interests of the United States and of Egypt—the nation broadly, not only the military
Although the new state of emergency affords Egypt’s rulers broader powers, the measure is not primarily about law, but about communicating to Egyptian society—especially its sprawling state apparatus—to get on board with the new regime.
The Egyptian president’s recent visit to the United States was hardly a cakewalk.
Conflicts and insecurity in the Maghreb and Sahel are increasingly becoming interdependent and altering the regional security terrain.
The recent attacks on Coptic churches have prompted President Sisi to declare a state emergency.
With the decline of party politics in Egypt, social activism offers the greatest hope for pushing back against repression and restoring a degree of pluralism.
A Carnegie primer as Egypt’s president visits the United States.
Since 2013, Egypt’s new authoritarian government has systematically widened its repression of the opposition to targets beyond the Islamist spectrum.
A new administration in Washington offers a chance to reexamine the old and increasingly dysfunctional U.S. relationship with Egypt.