Russia has returned as a major actor in the Mediterranean. Yet a closer look at its economic tool kit in this region suggests concerns about Russian economic capabilities are likely overstated.
Join us for an in-depth conversation with leading scholars on U.S., China, and Africa policy to discuss whether the BRI and B3W can address Africa’s financing needs and how to avoid the negative spillovers of great power competition on the African continent.
The complex relations between the state and Islamic institutions in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco shed light on evolving governance and have important implications for Western policies of countering violent extremism and conflict resolution.
Russia is in the Mediterranean to stay. As long as the Kremlin remains locked in a tense standoff with NATO, it will aim to prevent the alliance from dominating the region.
Former foreign minister Nabil Fahmy discusses the evolving Middle East and Egypt’s role in it.
Relations have long been complicated between Egypt and Turkey: two powerful countries who share lively economic links and queasy political relations. But recently Ankara has been edging toward a rapprochement. What’s going on?
President Biden has made clear that democratic values and principles are the foundation of American diplomacy. This represents an important shift away from the foreign policy of the previous four years.
As Egypt and Ethiopia negotiate the details of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, tensions are on the rise. Sudan, which has vested interest in the dam, too, could be an essential third party to smooth over the disputes.
Emad Effat would have probably been a name known internationally to very few for much of his life. He didn't seek the spotlight, and he was content to fulfill his duties as a respected Azhari religious scholar.
By impeding research, Egypt curtails knowledge that can help resolve crises, especially in border areas.