Case studies from eight countries show how civic activism across the world is evolving and reveal crosscutting themes relevant to the future of civil society support.
Egypt’s new authoritarian regime is using undemocratic laws and conspiratorial and populist narratives to further entrench its repressive campaign.
Egypt’s increasingly heavy-handed tactics in Sinai have led to a dramatic rise in civilian casualties that is turning more residents against the military.
Egypt’s universities have become a new battleground between security forces and students as Egypt’s new rulers move to crack down on student activism.
Egypt’s economy is dependent on large private enterprises that have close ties with the Mubarak regime. After the 2011 uprising the economy suffered as the relationship between the state and the enterprises changed.
Why is a marriage question dividing Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyib?
Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization could actually increase the threat of terrorism rather than diminish it.
Egypt’s suddenly depreciated pound will likely rebound in the long run, but in the meantime will suffer from pent-up demand for U.S. dollars.
The Arab Spring protests upended the order of the Middle East, but six years later much remains the same.
Donald Trump’s immigration ban has angered many Arabs, but not their leaders.