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February 1, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Israel and Egypt

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shakes hands with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in this handout picture provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) during their mee…

Israel and Egypt

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Conference on Diversity in International Affairs 2018

CFR’s sixth Conference on Diversity in International Affairs examined how best to increase ethnic, racial, gender, socioeconomic, and intellectual diversity within the foreign policy establishment. The conference took on a new urgency against the backdrop of the Trump administration and its policies, and provided fresh insights into the pragmatic benefits that greater diversity can bring.

December 30, 2011

United States
Mubarakism Without Mubarak

Yesterday’s Cairo raids on human rights organizations were not an attempt by the Egyptian military to crush Egyptian extremists or to weaken the Muslim Brotherhood or the Salafist party after their r…

April 27, 2018

Global
Global Hotspots

This event is part of the 2018 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs. 

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January 10, 2013

Egypt
The Egyptian Constitutional Struggle

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…

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 …

February 20, 2012

Egypt
The Baha’i in Egypt and Egypt’s Future

The Baha’i have long been under attack in Iran, as I have discussed on this blog. They have also faced a history of persecution in Egypt, under the Nasser, Sadat, and Mubarak regimes. The Muslim Brot…

August 5, 2011

Justice in Cairo?

The trial of Hosni Mubarak began this week. Throughout the world the indelible image of the former president in a cage was printed on page one of a thousand newspapers. Mubarak was a dictator, and v…

June 19, 2015

Al-Qaeda
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has emerged as one of the most dangerous al-Qaeda affiliates, strengthening amid political unrest in Yemen. 

Houthi rebels drive past a painted Ansar al-Sharia flag.

February 18, 2015

Global
Transnational Terrorism: Three Things to Know

Terrorism today is increasingly transnational, geographically dispersed, and ideologically diverse, says CFR’s Stewart Patrick.