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July 15, 2014

The Sunni-Shia Divide

This video is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ InfoGuide Presentation, "The Sunni-Shia Divide."

January 9, 2014

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Ban: Three Things to Know

The Egyptian government’s ban of the Muslim Brotherhood and its classification as a terrorist organization is unlikely to uproot the organization, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.

July 11, 2013

Global Reaction to Egypt’s Turmoil: Three Things to Know

The Egyptian military’s seizure of power has prompted support from some wealthy Gulf states, criticism from Turkey, and caution from the United States, notes CFR’s Steven Cook.

July 2, 2013

Egypt’s Protests: Three Things to Know

Egyptian protestors’ return to the streets signals the public’s discontent with President Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood’s authoritarian tendencies and economic mismanagement, says CFR’s Isobel Col…

November 27, 2012

Egypt’s Power Struggle: Three Things to Know

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has taken extensive new powers for himself. CFR’s Ed Husain highlights three underlying issues at the core of Egypt’s power struggle.

August 30, 2012

Morsi’s Iran Visit: Three Things to Know

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s visit to Iran signals a shift in his country’s foreign policy away from Washington’s influence, which, paradoxically, could have some positive upshots for the Unite…

June 15, 2012

Egypt’s Parliament Dissolved: Three Things to Know

The Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision to dissolve parliament has "thrown Egypt into turmoil once again," threatening the upcoming presidential election runoff and the hopes of the coun…

February 7, 2012

South Africa
Lessons Learned: Nelson Mandela’s Release from Prison

CFR’s James M. Lindsay discusses Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990 and his subsequent rise to the presidency to show how individuals shape history.