Egypt

 
  • Strategic Europe
    Egyptian Chimera
    Richard Youngs November 21, 2014

    In its relations with Egypt, the EU should focus on four major challenges: protection of civil society, parliamentary elections, economic engagement, and political Islam.

     
  • Paper
    The Future of Big Business in the New Egypt
    Amr Adly November 19, 2014 عربي

    Big business has been virtually excluded from recent stimulus plans designed to get Egypt’s wheels spinning after years in recession. However, long-term recovery and stabilization are quite dependent on the resumption of activities by large private enterprises, which still control key sectors of the economy.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Seeking Wealth, Taking Power
    Samer Atallah November 18, 2014 عربي

    The Egyptian military’s economic interests are driving it to seek further political control.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Egypt’s Sisi and the Insurgency
    Michele Dunne November 4, 2014 Al Jazeera

    The question is whether the scorched earth methods practiced by Sisi and his government are helping to build legitimacy among the Egyptian population, or if they will fuel radicalization and alienate large swaths of the public.

     
  • Event
    The Islamic State and the Middle East’s Shifting Geopolitical Landscape
    October 29, 2014 Washington, DC

    This all-day conference examined the local and regional roots of the growing violence, fragmentation, and instability gripping the Middle East today.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Egypt’s 1984
    Sharif Abdel Kouddous October 28, 2014 عربي

    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s steps to quash dissent exceed the Mubarak era’s in scope and intensity.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Is Libya a Proxy War?
    Frederic Wehrey October 24, 2014 Washington Post

    In many respects, the war of narratives underway in Libya is a mirror of the polarization that is underway in the Gulf itself and in the broader Arab world.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Egypt’s Repression of Civic Activists is a Serious Mistake
    Thomas Carothers October 24, 2014 Washington Post

    Accepting the Egyptian crackdown on civil society with only a token fuss might seem like a small price to pay for maintaining cordial relations with a stable, relatively friendly government in a region roiled by instability and conflict. This would be a serious mistake.

     
  • Policy Outlook
    U.S.-Arab Counterterrorism Cooperation in a Region Ripe for Extremism

    Many Arab governments are fueling the very extremism they purport to fight and looking for U.S. cover. Washington should play the long game.

     
  • Syria in Crisis
    Egypt’s Student Protests: The Beginning or the End of Youth Dissent?
    Michele Dunne, Katie Bentivoglio October 22, 2014

    As the Egyptian government’s crackdown on dissent broadened over the last year, university campuses have increasingly been in the crosshairs as one of the last remaining spaces for dissent.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Egyptian Chimera
    Richard Youngs November 21, 2014

    In its relations with Egypt, the EU should focus on four major challenges: protection of civil society, parliamentary elections, economic engagement, and political Islam.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Seeking Wealth, Taking Power
    Samer Atallah November 18, 2014 عربي

    The Egyptian military’s economic interests are driving it to seek further political control.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Egypt’s 1984
    Sharif Abdel Kouddous October 28, 2014 عربي

    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s steps to quash dissent exceed the Mubarak era’s in scope and intensity.

     
  • Syria in Crisis
    Egypt’s Student Protests: The Beginning or the End of Youth Dissent?
    Michele Dunne, Katie Bentivoglio October 22, 2014

    As the Egyptian government’s crackdown on dissent broadened over the last year, university campuses have increasingly been in the crosshairs as one of the last remaining spaces for dissent.

     
  • Syria in Crisis
    What Egypt Can and Cannot Do Against the Islamic State
    Michele Dunne September 22, 2014

    In the struggle against the Islamic State, Egypt needs sound political and economic policies that will quench the spread of violence and extremism within the country itself.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Photo Essay: Worshiping the Egyptian State
    Angela Boskovitch September 9, 2014 عربي

    New art by young Egyptians aims to jolt viewers out of their worship of strongmen.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Egypt’s Judiciary, Coopted
    Sahar Aziz August 20, 2014 عربي

    The executive branch’s persistent efforts to discourage and punish independent judges have left the judiciary weak and coopted.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Sisi’s Dilemma
    July 24, 2014 عربي

    As long as Sisi remains heavily dependent on the military and other state institutions, he can neither push too hard against their interests nor count on them to always back his policies.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Sisi’s Economic Call to Arms
    Tom Rollins July 24, 2014 عربي

    Sisi’s gradual introduction of subsidy cuts has not led to major unrest, but public dissatisfaction will mount if these are seen as coming at the expense of the poor.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Individuals Before Parties in Egypt’s Elections
    Ahmed Morsy July 15, 2014 عربي

    Egypt’s new parliamentary elections law will empower old networks.

     

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Carnegie Experts on Egypt

  • Joseph Bahout
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Program

    Joseph Bahout is a visiting scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program. His research focuses on political developments in Lebanon and Syria, regional spillover from the Syrian crisis, and identity politics across the region.

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  • Nathan Brown
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Brown, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, is a distinguished scholar and author of six well-received books on Arab politics.

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  • Thomas Carothers
    Vice President for Studies

    Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, rights, and governance and on comparative democratization as well as an expert on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • Michele Dunne
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Dunne is an expert on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.

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  • Ashraf El-Sherif
    Nonresident Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    El-Sherif is a nonresident associate in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  • Oz Hassan
    Visiting Scholar
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Hassan is one of the United Kingdom’s foremost authorities on democracy promotion and democracy assistance programs and a leading scholar on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • Lina Khatib
    Director
    Middle East Center

    Khatib is director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. Previously, she was the co-founding head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

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  • Ahmed Morsy
    Nonresident Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Morsy is a nonresident research associate in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

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  • Maha Yahya
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Center

    Yahya is a senior associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.

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