Egypt

 
  • Sada - Analysis
    Sisi’s Moralism
    Jannis Grimm December 19, 2014 عربي

    The Sisi government’s crackdown on perceived immorality is the latest attempt to instill in Egypt a state-sanctioned interpretation of Islam.

     
  • Article
    The Coptic Church and Politics in Egypt
    Georges Fahmi December 18, 2014

    The Church is trying to revive its former role as the sole political voice of Egypt’s Copts. But that position carries real risks for the Church and the country’s Christians.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Sinai Campaign a Boon to the Islamic State
    Mostafa Hashem December 5, 2014 عربي

    Support for the Islamic State in Sinai and across Egypt has risen as youth grow convinced that the state’s violence can only be met with counter-violence.

     
  • Syria in Crisis
    Arab Human Rights Organizations Fear for Their Future in a Volatile Region
    Michele Dunne December 2, 2014

    The roller coaster on which Arab countries have ridden since the 2011 uprisings has given a particularly rough ride to indigenous human rights organizations. Embattled since their founding in the 1980s and 1990s, and often accused of carrying out foreign agendas, groups in several countries are now fighting for their very existence.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Learning Lessons on Lessons Learned
    Thomas Carothers December 1, 2014 Alliance Magazine

    Egypt’s principal political actors have repeatedly violated almost all of the received ‘best practices’ of democratic transitions. In fact, the very lessons that the visiting experts most frequently emphasized are among the most glaring failures of Egypt’s attempted democratic transition to date.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    The Politics of the Egypt-Gaza Buffer Zone
    Ismail Alexandrani November 25, 2014 عربي

    The new buffer zone being set up on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border will worsen social grievances underpinning much of Sinai’s violence.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Sisi’s Moralism
    Jannis Grimm December 19, 2014 عربي

    The Sisi government’s crackdown on perceived immorality is the latest attempt to instill in Egypt a state-sanctioned interpretation of Islam.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Sinai Campaign a Boon to the Islamic State
    Mostafa Hashem December 5, 2014 عربي

    Support for the Islamic State in Sinai and across Egypt has risen as youth grow convinced that the state’s violence can only be met with counter-violence.

     
  • Syria in Crisis
    Arab Human Rights Organizations Fear for Their Future in a Volatile Region
    Michele Dunne December 2, 2014

    The roller coaster on which Arab countries have ridden since the 2011 uprisings has given a particularly rough ride to indigenous human rights organizations. Embattled since their founding in the 1980s and 1990s, and often accused of carrying out foreign agendas, groups in several countries are now fighting for their very existence.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    The Politics of the Egypt-Gaza Buffer Zone
    Ismail Alexandrani November 25, 2014 عربي

    The new buffer zone being set up on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border will worsen social grievances underpinning much of Sinai’s violence.

     
  • 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.

     

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Carnegie Experts on Egypt

  • Amr Adly
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Adly is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research centers on political economy, development studies, and economic sociology of the Middle East, with a focus on Egypt.

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  • 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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  • Georges Fahmi
    El-Erian Fellow
    Middle East Center

    Fahmi is an El-Erian fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on religious actors in democratic transition, the interplay between state and religion, and religious minorities and citizenship.

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  • Kawa Hassan
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Hassan is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on Kurdish and Iraqi politics, civil society and democratization, donor assistance, and transition processes, especially in the Middle East.

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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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  • Aline Matta
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Matta is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on technical assistance projects in the Middle East and North Africa.

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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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