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November 19, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Hamas and Egypt

The visit of Egypt’s prime minister to Gaza last week, and a return visit promised for Tuesday, raises the question why President Morsi has not himself gone. Why send the little-known PM when a perso…

June 26, 2012

United States
Who Lost Egypt?

In a very interesting column entitled "Who Lost Egypt?" in today’s Wall Street Journal, my friend Bret Stephens proposes three answers: "the Egyptians, obviously;" the Obama and Bush administrations;…

September 5, 2012

Morsi and supporters American Policy and the New Egypt

American policy toward Egypt is the subject of two important articles from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy today. First, Eric Trager recounts his unhappy interview with Mohamed Morsi i…

June 8, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Economics May Trump Politics in Egypt

Egypt’s political crisis is getting the attention it merits as the presidential election approaches.  But the economic crisis is not getting enough. The financial commentator David Goldman wrote in …

June 19, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
al shabaab press Al-Shabaab and Foreign Fighters in Kenya

The Kenyan military has announced that it killed a British subject, by appearance ethnically English, during an al-Shabaab attack on a military base in Lamu county. The Kenyan police have issued a $1…

October 29, 2013

Global
World Economic Update

Leading experts analyze the world economy.

October 29, 2013

Global
World Economic Update

Leading experts analyze the world economy.

May 16, 2011

Europe and Eurasia
IMF’s Crisis-Management Challenge

The arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on charges of sexual assault could hamper the fund’s short-term ability to help manage the eurozone crisis but is not likely to harm the IMF over the lo…

June 28, 2012

United States
President-elect Mohamed Morsi is seen on screens at the Egyptian Television headquarters control room during his first televised address to the nation in Cairo on June 24, 2012 (Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters This Week: Egypt’s New President, Syria’s Bloodiest Week, and New Regional Diplomacy

Significant Middle East Developments Egypt. After days of delay, Egyptian election officials announced on Sunday that Mohamed Morsi had won 52 percent of the runoff vote and would become Egypt’s nex…