Following the resignation of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the main advocates of democratic change in Egypt failed to create a consensus over how to manage politics going forward.
In Egypt, the United States can make a difference when it comes to protecting principles.
The argument that is often made against active engagement on human rights issues in Egypt is that no matter what the United States does, the situation will not improve. This is not true.
The Arab Spring failed to quickly change the status quo, but may have set in motion a transformational process that, if managed properly, may can lead to more open and meritocratic societies across the region.
After a bloody attack against a Sufi mosque, journalist Mohannad Sabry explains why the Egyptian regime is not defeating the terrorists.
Egypt’s education minister, Tariq Shawqi, may be showing more initiative than is good for him.
A discussion on what’s driving the spread of Sunni-Shi’a identity politics in today’s Middle East and how sectarianism is contributing to the region’s instability and conflicts.
Egypt temporarily lifted its state of emergency this month, but while this may have seemed to be a victory for the people it was actually a triumph for the security state.
An Ethiopian dam may sharply reduce the Nile’s flow, leaving Egypt high and dry.
The recent Hamas-Fatah reconciliation may reflect shifting dynamics in negotiations on Gaza, both regionally and internationally.