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January 30, 2014

Egypt
The U.S. Dilemma in Egypt

The United States doesn’t welcome a military takeover in Egypt, but its options are hamstrung by the need for Egypt to be a regional security partner as well as a peace partner for Israel, says Miche…

May 25, 2012

Egypt
How to Read Egypt’s Elections

Egypt’s next president is likely to be a member of the Muslim Brotherhood or a Mubarak-era figure. Either way, U.S. ties are likely to cool, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.

April 9, 2012

Egypt
Egypt’s Complex Presidential Politics

Registration is now closed for Egypt’s upcoming presidential election. CFR’s Steven A. Cook discusses major contenders, including the Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater and last-minute entrant Om…

August 17, 2011

Egypt
Egypt’s Post-Mubarak Political Uncertainty

The trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has sparked a debate in Egypt about retributive justice versus the rule of law, which will be among the many issues to play out in the fall’s parl…

March 21, 2011

Egypt
Egypt’s Referendum: Nervous Steps Forward

Egypt’s constitutional referendum passed in the country’s fairest polls in decades, but concern persists over the ability of non-democratic forces to gain the advantage in the next parliamentary and …

July 2, 2012

Egypt
Morsi’s ’Difficult Balancing Act’ Ahead

Egypt’s newly sworn in President Mohamed Morsi will have to tackle everything from setting a rocky economy back on course to combining reform efforts with placating a powerful military, says expert D…

December 8, 2011

Egypt
Islamists and Egypt’s Future

The Islamists’ lead in parliamentary polls has aroused some concerns over Egypt’s democratic future. But the real threat, says CFR’s Ed Husain, comes from those secular elites who prefer the former a…

January 10, 2012

Egypt
Egypt’s Revolution a Year Later

With Islamists apparently gaining the most seats in Egypt’s parliament, CFR’s Steven Cook spells out challenges in the transition process, including the writing of a new constitution.

November 21, 2011

Egypt
Egypt’s Military-Rule Dilemma

With fresh political violence erupting ahead of elections, Shibley Telhami points to new polling data showing Egyptians are concerned the military is attempting to undo the gains of the revolution.

March 9, 2011

Egypt
Egypt Post-Mubarak: ’Afterglow’ and Unease

Egypt is basking in a moment of freedom of expression but the optimism is tinged by concerns over security, says journalist Sharon Otterman.