Arab Awakening

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    Iran’s Beleaguered Opposition

    With international media effectively prevented from covering the protests in Iran, the regime is using repressive techniques to try to bring an end to opposition demonstrations in the county.

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    Why Iran Is Different From Egypt

    Although the circumstances in Egypt and Iran are significantly different, protestors in Iran are being inspired by Egypt’s example and some of the Iranian opposition have begun to call for an end to the regime in Tehran.

    • Article

    The Presidents Left, the Regimes are Still Here

    While the removal from power of Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were historic moments for the entire Arab world, the old regimes in Tunisia and Egypt are still fighting to retain as much power and control as they can.

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    What's Next For Egypt?

    With no clear leadership emerging from among the Egyptian demonstrators and opposition, the Egyptian military remains the only institution capable of shepherding the country’s political transition.

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    Uncertainty Ahead for Egypt

    While the Egyptian opposition wants an inclusive and fundamental reform and a transition to a more pluralist and democratic system, it remains to be seen whether their demands will be met by the military.

    • Op-Ed

    Working With the Opposition

    While there is no risk-free change in a country that has been under authoritarian government for so long, Egyptians today face the real possibility that they will soon have the right and the ability to choose and to change their government for the first time ever.

    • Op-Ed

    Essential Steps to a Democratic Egypt

    Egypt has been fundamentally changed by the events since Jan. 25, and the challenge now is to translate the changes flowing from the popular uprising into the concrete procedures and safeguards necessary for a genuine transition to democracy.

    • Op-Ed

    Hosni Mubarak Staying Put - What Now?

    What happens next in Egypt depends on what steps the military and the protesters take, not on what Washington says.

    • Op-Ed

    Forcing the Military to Choose

    The Egyptian military will play a critical role in Egypt's transition period, but whether they will support a democratic transition or the status quo remains to be seen.

    • Op-Ed

    Russia and Egypt: An Old Relationship

    Moscow’s reaction to the current upheaval in Egypt demonstrates the dramatically changed nature of Russian relations with, and presence in, the Middle East.

Carnegie Experts on
Arab Awakening

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    Bader Al-Saif
    Nonresident Fellow
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Bader Mousa Al-Saif is a nonresident fellow at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his research focuses on the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula.
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    Alexander Baunov
    Senior Fellow
    Editor in Chief of Carnegie.ru
    Carnegie Moscow Center
    Baunov is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center and editor in chief of Carnegie.ru.
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    Frances Z. Brown
    Senior Fellow
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Dr. Frances Z. Brown is a senior fellow with Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, who previously worked at the White House, USAID, and in non-governmental organizations. She writes on conflict, governance, and U.S. foreign policy.
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    Kim Ghattas
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Kim Ghattas is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Harith Hasan
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Harith Hasan is a nonresident senior fellow at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on Iraq, sectarianism, identity politics, religious actors, and state-society relations.
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    Kheder Khaddour
    Nonresident Scholar
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Kheder Khaddour is a nonresident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. His research centers on civil military relations and local identities in the Levant, with a focus on Syria.
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    Nikolay Kozhanov
    Former nonresident scholar
    Foreign and Security Policy Program
    Moscow Center
    Kozhanov is a former nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Moscow Center and a contributing expert to the Moscow-based Institute of the Middle East.
  • expert thumbnail - Lehne
    Stefan Lehne
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.
  • expert thumbnail - Linfield
    David Linfield
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Program
    David Linfield is a visiting scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where he specializes in how socioeconomic inequality is reshaping political alliances and driving new pressure for change.
  • expert thumbnail - Meddeb
    Hamza Meddeb
    Nonresident Scholar
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Hamza Meddeb is a nonresident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on economic reform, political economy of conflicts, and border insecurity across the Middle East and North Africa.
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    Andrew Miller
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Program
    Andrew Miller is a nonresident scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program.
  • expert thumbnail - Nagi
    Ahmed Nagi
    Nonresident Scholar
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Ahmed Nagi is a nonresident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his research centers on Yemen.
  • expert thumbnail - Sayigh
    Yezid Sayigh
    Senior Fellow
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Yezid Sayigh is a senior fellow at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where he leads the program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States (CMRAS). His work focuses on the comparative political and economic roles of Arab armed forces and nonstate actors, the impact of war on states and societies, and the politics of postconflict reconstruction and security sector transformation in Arab transitions, and authoritarian resurgence.
  • expert thumbnail - Wehrey
    Frederic Wehrey
    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program
    Frederic Wehrey is a senior fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research deals with armed conflict, security sectors, and identity politics, with a focus on Libya, North Africa, and the Gulf.
  • expert thumbnail - Yahya
    Maha Yahya
    Director
    Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
    Yahya is director of the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.
  • expert thumbnail - Yerkes
    Sarah Yerkes
    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program
    Sarah Yerkes is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on Tunisia’s political, economic, and security developments as well as state-society relations in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • expert thumbnail - Youngs
    Richard Youngs
    Senior Fellow
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Richard Youngs is a senior fellow in the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, based at Carnegie Europe. He works on EU foreign policy and on issues of international democracy.

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