September 6, 2005
An interview with Ayman Nour shortly before his arrest in 2005. Nour, a pro-democracy Egyptian dissident, was released after three years in prison on February 18, 2009.
July 14, 2011
Ayman al-Zawahiri, now America’s most wanted terrorist, took over as the head of al-Qaeda in June 2011 after the killing of erstwhile head Osama bin Laden.
August 6, 2013
The post below on Egypt’s Salafis was written by my research associate, Alexander Brock, and my intern, Amr T. Leheta. I hope you find it interesting.
After the military intervention that toppled…
March 6, 2018
With the demise of the Islamic State, a revived al-Qaeda and its affiliates should now be considered the world’s top terrorist threat.
June 12, 2017
Sure, the tiny gulf state is a lousy ally — but so is everyone else in the region.
April 27, 2018
This event is part of the 2018 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs.
August 10, 2016
With Iraq weakened and a civil war raging in Syria, it’s unclear whether local forces and a U.S.-led international coalition can roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
November 5, 2013
Does the United States stand for anything at all? Do we have a view about, say, slavery, or child prostitution, or the stoning of gays?
What should be a ridiculous question is raised by Secretary o…
October 17, 2011
The United States should begin now to negotiate free trade agreements with Tunisia and Egypt.
The two cases are quite different in complexity and market size. Egypt has a population of eighty millio…
January 10, 2013
The struggle over Egypt’s new constitution is elucidated in a penetrating new analysis by Samuel Tadros entitled "What Is A Constitution Anyway?"
It is published by the Hudson Institute as part of i…