April 19, 2018
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
April 6, 2018
The arc of Egypt’s history is flat, and it bends toward autocracy.
March 26, 2018
Here is what the United States should do about it.
March 13, 2018
Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.
June 9, 2014
This article was originally published here on ForeignAffairs.com on Sunday, June 8, 2014.
“I wish I was like Nasser,” Egypt’s new president, the retired field marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told Egyp…
February 28, 2018
There’s a very familiar method to the administration’s apparent regional madness.
January 23, 2018
With an election looming, the incumbent president arrests and disqualifies all possible opponents, one after another. Vladimir Putin? Yes, as we see in his treatment of Alexei Navalny. (The BBC tells…
January 17, 2018
Votes against Israel at the United Nations over the decades seem to indicate it is a pariah nation, but the country’s expanding bilateral ties tell a different story.
January 16, 2018
Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.
December 21, 2017
Analysts have blamed Egypt’s autocracy for a recent attack that killed hundreds. But that’s not what’s motivating the violence.