July 31, 2013
As Egypt’s political crisis deepens, its economy has been stabilized by a cash infusion from the oil-rich Persian Gulf. Economist Farouk Soussa outlines the limited options facing Egypt’s interim gov…
September 13, 2013
Experts from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East reflect on the impact and legacy of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy five years ago.
December 30, 2013
During his brief period as Egypt’s president, Mohamed Morsi sought to suppress criticism by prosecuting citizens for the "crime" of "insulting the president." In fact he prosecuted more cases than al…
March 4, 2013
The White House read-out of the President’s February 26 call with Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi said this:
The President...emphasized President Morsy’s responsibility to protect the democratic p…
January 23, 2013
Is "Insulting the President" a crime? How about converting to Christianity?
Both are crimes in Egypt today.
A new report by the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, entitled "The Crime of Ins…
January 5, 2012
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak lies on a stretcher while being transported to the courtroom at the police academy in Cairo on January 5, 2012 (Courtesy Reuters).
Among the many problems Egy…
June 19, 2015
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has emerged as one of the most dangerous al-Qaeda affiliates, strengthening amid political unrest in Yemen.
January 15, 2014
The future of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s largest opposition movement and a standard bearer for Islamist groups around the world, remains uncertain following Mohammed Morsi’s fall.
July 2, 2012
As international attention focuses on the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, cfr.org profiles some of the nation’s top leaders.