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.
Egypt’s foreign reserves have begun to recover, but weak foreign direct investment and accumulating debt could hinder reforms down the line.
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.
Sisi is targeting spaces such as youth sports clubs and even universities to further stifle political expression and discourse among youth.
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.