January 13, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The region is accustomed to cycles of protest and political upheaval, so it’s better not to bank on successful revolutions.
April 3, 2017Egypt
Five years after the Arab Spring, Egyptians under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are further from democracy than ever.
November 5, 2019Defense and Security
Amir Asmar is a Department of Defense analyst and CFR’s national intelligence fellow. Throughout his intelligence career, his primary area of focus has been the Middle East. He held a wide range of a…