No Egyptian government will be stable unless it successfully addresses the country's many interrelated economic troubles.
Transitional justice in Egypt cannot be pursued effectively in the current climate of division and polarization.
Disillusioned with military rule, Egyptian muralists work together to turn the lens back on the security state and prompt passers-by to reflect on an evolving Egypt.
Egypt’s military and the Muslim Brotherhood take their fight to Egypt’s university campuses, threatening a return of security force control of universities.
Egyptians’ growing distrust of the judiciary highlights the need for a detailed, efficient, and independent transitional justice system.
Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Egypt have become a pawn in the government's fight against the Muslim Brotherhood.
An effective impeachment law could give Egyptians an alternative to popular revolts or military intervention in ousting a president who places himself above the law.
Egypt is taking unprecedented action to close the tunnels under the Sinai-Gaza border, although it is unclear if such efforts can be sustained.
An ongoing mural project in Cairo prompts viewers to engage in its public expression of Egypt’s heritage and to reflect on the ideas of Egyptian identity, the loss of culture, social division, beauty, and art.
Despite resisting military rule following the revolution, Egypt’s liberal opposition gambled on an alliance with their former foes that may eventually prove detrimental to their own interests.
Egypt’s revolutionaries have opened the door to an authoritarian comeback by supporting the bloody crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. Now, they seem to be closing their eyes and hoping for the best.
Morsi’s soft approach to security in the Sinai alienated the Egyptian military and provided another reason for them to support the opposition.
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.
Hurt by Morsi’s ouster in Egypt and alienated from former allies in Syria and Iran, Hamas is struggling to keep itself afloat economically and politically.
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.
Egypt’s counterterrorism tactics remain ineffective in the face of increasing violence in Sinai.
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.