The death of Mustafa Kassem, a U.S. citizen incarcerated by the Egyptian government since August 2013, represents a failure of U.S. policy toward Egypt
A dynamic region amidst great change, the Maghreb is also home to the conservative, literalist interpretation of Islam known as Salafism, which has emerged as a major social and political force.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Why is it that protestors around the Arab world have chanted against President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi?
The report dissects Egypt’s military-led economic model and offers thoughts on how external actors can engage with the country’s formal and informal networks.
A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing.
The military is woven into almost every part of Egypt’s economy. It runs businesses, produces goods, and manages huge infrastructure projects. What are the consequences of involving a country’s armed forces so deeply in its private and public enterprise?
The Egyptian military’s takeover in 2013 transformed its role in the national economy, turning it into an autonomous actor that can reshape markets and influence government policy setting and investment strategies.
New evidence from the Yom Kippur War shows how growing entanglement between nuclear and non-nuclear weapons could lead to dangerous escalation spirals to nuclear war.
In reforming Egypt’s personal-status law, how it’s done is as important as who does it.