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October 23, 2013

Egypt
Nile-ism

Erbil—I am in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, but the news from Egypt is never far away. There are no words for Sunday’s attack at the Church of the Virgin Mary in Warraq that killed four, including t…

Nileism_CROPPED

August 1, 2011

Turkey
Istanbul On The Nile

Egyptian soldiers stand behind barbed wire as demonstrators clash with loyalists of the ruling military council near the defence ministry, the headquarters of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces …

Istanbul On The Nile

April 14, 2011

Egypt
Goodfellas on the Nile

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's sons Alaa Mubarak and Gamal Mubarak in Cairo in early January (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Courtesy Reuters) In this extended season of the unthinkable becoming r…

Goodfellas on the Nile

May 25, 2016

Egypt
Drinking From the Nile

Some observations while traveling through Egypt.

BP05252016

November 12, 2019

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia Faces Graver Peril From Climate Change Than Previously Thought

Rising seas will endanger more than three hundred million people in the next thirty years, according to a startling new study published in late October in the journal Nature Communications. By 2050, …

The main avenue of northern Bangkok are transformed as rivers.

September 10, 2019

Election 2020
The 2020 Presidential Candidates: In Their Own Words

The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.

The Presidential Seal

August 8, 2019

United States
Election 2020: Tim Ryan, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Niles, Ohio is one of the few places in the United States that can say it is the birthplace of a president. America’s twenty-fifth president, William McKinley, was born and raised in the town, which …

Tim Ryan

July 29, 2015

United States
The U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue: Drift Along the Nile

My friend and colleague, Amy Hawthorne, wrote this terrific preview of the upcoming U.S.-Egypt strategic dialogue.  I hope you find it interesting and useful. On August 2, U.S. Secretary of State Jo…

TheU.S.EgyptStrategicDialogue

February 8, 2013

United States
Weekend Reading: Banking on the Nile, Dialogue in Bahrain, and Obama in Israel

Mohamed A. El-Erian presents seven compelling reasons that Egypt’s leadership needs to adopt new, more cooperative approaches to solving the increasingly dire economic crisis on the banks of the Nile…

WeekendReading020813

May 3, 2013

Israel
Weekend Reading: Egypt’s Revolutionary Symbols, Religious Tolerance on the Nile, and Israel Is Not Feeling Lucky

Muftah analyzes the Muslim Brotherhood’s appropriation of revolutionary symbols, such as the Ultras,  to claim popularity among the youth in Egypt. Egypt Monocle discusses Salafyo Costa, a group see…

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