The Egyptian regime may have miscalculated the extent of judicial opposition to its attempts to control appointments of high-ranking judges.
Egypt’s religious institutions are competing for authority and trying to secure their positions in the religious public space.
Michele Dunne discusses the shifts in U.S. relations with Egypt and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
U.S. and Egyptian interests are increasingly divergent and the relationship now has far less common purpose than it once did.
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.
Egypt’s foreign reserves have begun to recover, but weak foreign direct investment and accumulating debt could hinder reforms down the line.
The Arab Spring failed to quickly change the status quo, but may have set in motion a transformational process that, if managed properly, may can lead to more open and meritocratic societies across the region.
After a bloody attack against a Sufi mosque, journalist Mohannad Sabry explains why the Egyptian regime is not defeating the terrorists.