February 7, 2012South Africa
CFR’s James M. Lindsay discusses Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990 and his subsequent rise to the presidency to show how individuals shape history.
June 15, 2012Egypt
The Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision to dissolve parliament has "thrown Egypt into turmoil once again," threatening the upcoming presidential election runoff and the hopes of the coun…
July 11, 2013Egypt
The Egyptian military’s seizure of power has prompted support from some wealthy Gulf states, criticism from Turkey, and caution from the United States, notes CFR’s Steven Cook.
January 9, 2014Egypt
The Egyptian government’s ban of the Muslim Brotherhood and its classification as a terrorist organization is unlikely to uproot the organization, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.