from From the Potomac to the Euphrates and Middle East Program

Weekend Reading: Egypt’s Al-Azhar, Syria’s Refugees, and Turkey’s Chinese Missiles

November 1, 2013

Blog Post
Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions.

More on:

Turkey

Egypt

Syria

Mai Shams El-Din looks at clashes between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood from the angle of al-Azhar, where the student body supports the Brotherhood but the leadership allies with the state.

Where would the 2 million Syrian refugees, along with the 5 million Syrians who have been internally displaced, fit in the United States? This interactive shows the extent of the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Zachary Keck tells readers why Turkey is buying Chinese missile systems.

More on:

Turkey

Egypt

Syria

Close