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How Egypt Is Harming, Not Helping, The ISIS Fight | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 02.22.2015 | World

AL AOUR, Egypt -- Egypt's forceful response to the Islamic State's murder of Egyptian Christians in Libya this past weekend seemed to be a welcome add...

Egypt's re-Mubarakization Is Now Complete

Kevin A. Lees | Posted 01.29.2015 | World
Kevin A. Lees

There's no more potent symbol that Egypt's current government is simply a more military-strong version of Mubarak-era authoritarianism. Egypt's re-Mubarakization could hardly be more complete.

Defeating the ISIL Threat -- For Good

Fadi Elsalameen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Fadi Elsalameen

In last few days I have appeared on a number of Arab TV channels discussing the growing threat of ISIL and what will be required to fully defeat the organization. ISIL is an existential threat to every Muslim, every Arab -- and soon an existential threat to everyone.

Long Weekend in Cairo

Clint Johnston | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Cairo is a common entry point to exploring the vast treasures of Egypt and one would need weeks to fully discover what the country has to offer.

The World According to General El-Sisi

Mohamed Elmenshawy | Posted 07.19.2014 | World
Mohamed Elmenshawy

Egyptian security, stability, terrorism, and future relations with the United States and Israel were among the issues Egypt's presidential frontrunner candidate field Marshal Abdel Fatah El- Sisi revealed in series of media interviews.

Naomi Sakr's New Book on Egyptian Journalism

Joseph Braude | Posted 05.06.2014 | Books
Joseph Braude

Naomi Sakr's Transformations in Egyptian Journalism (I.B. Tauris, 2013), should be required reading for American public diplomacy specialists who want to engage Egyptians through the media.

Is the Egyptian Military Going Mad?

Ali Younes | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Ali Younes

A rational and sane person would think that the Egyptian military would come back to its senses after it became the source of international ridicule after its top leaders announced that they have found a cure for AIDS and the Hepatitis C Viruses, but that's not the case so far.

Moscow and Cairo Dating: It MUST be Valentine's Day

Andy Valvur | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weird News
Andy Valvur

Have you ever gone out with someone and then a few years later, started seeing each other again? It's kind of neat. There's a level of familiarity; yo...

Winning Egypt's Long War With Extremism

Dalia Mogahed | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Dalia Mogahed

In what looked more like a scene from "The Dictator" than real life, Egypt's leading general and de-facto head of state Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi addressed cheering crowds in his full military fatigue and Gamal Abdel Nassir sunglasses on Wednesday.