Egypt

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    • Diwan

    Power Politics or Principle?

    An arcane dispute between Egypt’s president and Al-Azhar is really about moral leadership in society.

    • Sada - Analysis

    Sisi’s Ambitions in Libya

    • Khaled Mahmoud
    • November 30, 2018

    Sisi’s efforts to broker the reunification of the Libyan army are less about stabilizing its neighbor than empowering Khalifa Haftar against shared Islamist foes.

    • Sisi Builds a Green Zone for Egypt

      Egypt’s new administrative capital, currently under construction—and tentatively named Wedian, which means “desert valleys”— represents concretely where President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been trying to take his country during his five years of authoritarian rule.

      • Sada - Analysis

      Sisi’s Debt Crisis

      Egypt’s current attempt to reduce public debt through austerity measures ignores the problem’s roots in uncontrolled military spending.

      • Sada - Analysis

      Downplaying Terror Attacks in Egypt

      The Egyptian state’s choice to downplay a recent attack on Christians in favor of promoting the World Youth Forum is further eroding trust in local media.

      • Diwan

      The Meaning of Untouchable

      As the Khashoggi affair will likely show, accountability is never a problem for Arab leaders.

      • Sada - Analysis

      Sisi’s Grab for Brotherhood Assets

      The Egyptian state’s seizure of Muslim Brotherhood funds undermines the rule of law and may further discourage organizations and businessmen from criticizing the regime.

      • Diwan

      Growing Pains

      Egypt’s economy may be improving, but this is neither inclusive nor sustainable.

      • Op-Ed

      It Started With Porn

      Image manipulation is nothing new. But deepfake is different and more dangerous because the technology is used as a weapon.

      • Specter of Jihadism Continues to Haunt Maghreb

        Despite variances in threat intensity and risk, challenges loom across the Maghreb. The specter of jihadism may haunt North Africa for a long time.

      Carnegie Experts on
      Egypt

      • expert thumbnail - Al Rachid
        Loulouwa Al Rachid
        Co-Director
        Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States
        Carnegie Middle East Center
        Loulouwa Al Rachid is a co-director of the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
      • expert thumbnail - Brown
        Nathan J. Brown
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        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.
      • expert thumbnail - Cammack
        Perry Cammack
        Nonresident Fellow
        Middle East Program
        Perry Cammack is a nonresident fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.
      • expert thumbnail - Carothers
        Thomas Carothers
        Senior Vice President for Studies
        Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, human rights, governance, the rule of law, and civil society.
      • expert thumbnail - Dunne
        Michele Dunne
        Director and Senior Fellow
        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.
      • expert thumbnail - El-Shimy
        Yasser El-Shimy
        Co-Director
        Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States
        Carnegie Middle East Center
        Yasser El-Shimy is the co-director of the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
      • expert thumbnail - Ghattas
        Kim Ghattas
        Senior Visiting Fellow
        Kim Ghattas is a senior visiting fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she is focused on writing a book about the impact of the rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia on the wider region since 1979.
      • expert thumbnail - Hamzawy
        Amr Hamzawy
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Middle East Program
        Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
        Amr Hamzawy studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin.
      • expert thumbnail - Lynch
        Marc Lynch
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Middle East Program
        Marc Lynch is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program where his work focuses on the politics of the Arab world.
      • expert thumbnail - Muasher
        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.
      • expert thumbnail - Sokolsky
        Richard Sokolsky
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Russia and Eurasia Program
        Richard Sokolsky is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program. His work focuses on U.S. policy toward Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
      • expert thumbnail - Walles
        Jake Walles
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Middle East Program
        Jake Walles is a nonresident senior fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Israeli-Palestinian issues, Tunisia, and counterterrorism.
      • expert thumbnail - Yahya
        Maha Yahya
        Director
        Middle East Center
        Yahya is director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.
      • expert thumbnail - Yerkes
        Sarah Yerkes
        Fellow
        Middle East Program
        Sarah Yerkes is a fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on Tunisia’s political, economic, and security developments as well as state-society relations in the Middle East and North Africa.

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