In an interview, Tamer Badawi discusses his recent article on relations between Iran and Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.
In an interview, Michele Dunne speaks about the growing number of Egyptian exiles, and the consequences of this.
What the United States says and does still matters a great deal in Egypt, so supporting Sisi’s bid to stay in power for decades will certainly come back to haunt the United States.
The Egyptian parliament is in the process of finalizing amendments to the 2014 constitution that would allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to stay in office for twenty years, increase military control of politics, and end judicial independence.
Egyptian exiles have faced stark difficulties in living abroad and trying to return home. Amid the government's consistent repression, they face painful choices about their future.
Though the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran share ideological commonalities and points of political convergence, several impediments stand in the way of deeper ties between them.
Despite nearly five years of repression, the Muslim Brotherhood has proven resilient. The group may yet eat away at the Egyptian regime's legitimacy and even its stability.
Declining economic conditions are a chief concern of citizens in the Middle East. Thus, the future of Salafi parties is ultimately tied to the success of their economic proposals.
The EAF has been a slumbering giant since the late 1970s but appears to be awakening. Increasing threats, pressure from Washington, and Sisi's confidence all play a part.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is bringing a new form of totalitarianism to Egypt.