Unrest in Egypt could provide room for violent Islamist groups to reemerge, although these groups face organizational challenges likely to prevent a repeat of the 1990s’ insurgencies.
In the aftermath of Morsi’s ouster, Muslim Brotherhood offshoots across the region seek to distance themselves from the “mother” organization—yet they all face the same fundamental challenges.
The polarization that marked Egyptian society in the past year and reached its peak before the June 30 demonstrations risks becoming the norm.
Following mass protests, Egypt’s military intervened on July 3 to remove President Mohamed Morsi from office, marking a dramatic turn in the country’s post-Mubarak transition. Four Egypt experts and Sada contributors weigh in on Egypt’s current predicament.
The events of June 30 demonstrate that without a strong alternative to a military dominated state or one co-opted by the Muslim Brotherhood, unrest will continue.
Beyond their threat to Egypt’s stability, Jihadi groups in the Sinai jeopardize mainstream Salafis’ political future.
The Muslim Brotherhood has locked horns in a struggle with country's judiciary that veers between full confrontation and guarded accommodation.
The recent student union elections are being viewed as a forecasting tool for the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections.
The country’s economic problems will hardly be solved by IMF emphasis on austerity.
Egypt’s foreign reserves are key to understanding its post-uprising economic issues.
How Egyptians approach the process of reconciling with remnants of the old regime could have major long-term implications for the country.
Post-uprising, gender discrimination in the workplace is still rampant in Egypt.
Rumors of Al-Sisi’s dismissal are only the latest symptoms of dysfunction between Egypt’s president and its military.
Egypt’s most prestigious Islamic institution should fight for its autonomy—but stay out of politics.
On the second anniversary of the January 25 revolution, Egypt’s post-Mubarak economic situation does not look reassuring.
The Muslim Brotherhood is increasingly relying on divisive tactics. But will this help them conquer Egyptian politics or does it risk alienating more people?
The women's movement in Egypt has long depended on the presence of a strong patron from the elite. With that gone, how will it fare?
The future of the Egyptian workers’ movement under the new constitution is uncertain.
Egypt’s draft constitution proposes a semi-presidential system that risks creating an extremely powerful executive branch.
Changing the US-Egypt aid relationship will prove fraught with complexity given the difficult history.