As the Trump presidency ends and Joe Biden is set to be the next U.S. president, thinkers convene to consider what his administration means for the Middle East.
Cairo Review No. 39
A House Divided,
A World in Crisis
Cover by Mina Anton
In 2016, all predictions about the U.S. elections were wrong. Will Washington insiders get it right this time?
COVID-19 has become a central election issue, but to overcome this urgent health crisis America needs to tune out the echo chambers that repeat medical misinformation and conspiracies.
Gender and women’s rights have been divisive issues in U.S. domestic politics, particularly when it comes to abortion. How has the Trump administration handled these issues and will the 2020 U.S. election serve as a continuation of these policies?
The fight against racialized violence in the U.S. prison and policing system has characterized the last fifty years of the struggle for racial justice. In 2020, new momentum marks a historic moment.
American Jews are left divided and looking for new directions as Donald Trump embraces the white supremacism of the alt-right and the Zionism of Benjamin Netanyahu
Political Narratives in the Middle East and North Africa: Conceptions of Order and Perceptions of Instability
The volume edited by Wolfgang Mühlberger and Toni Alaranta highlights the importance of political narratives in making sense of the complexities of the MENA countries.
The United States is facing a perfect storm that puts it in the headlights of its counterparts’ world views.
Next month’s election may be instrumental in salvaging what hope remains for a two-state solution.
How have contentious domestic crises in the United States impacted the Arab world’s perception of the global leader?
Q & A
The shock of COVID-19 has plunged the world into an economic crisis, demonstrated the fragility of economic relations and supply chains, and led to a reevaluation of several concepts taken for granted.
Former U.S. Ambassador and American University in Cairo President Francis Ricciardone evaluates how the United States has dealt with global crises in the 21st century.
Former U.S. diplomat and American University in Cairo President Francis Ricciardone discusses whether a Biden win will see a return to a rules based international order.
On the eve of a pivotal U.S. election, American University in Cairo President Francis J. Ricciardone Jr. is optimistic about America’s unwavering belief in openness and diversity.
Short perspectives on the United States’ foreign policy in the Middle East after the November 2020 presidential election
How will a Trump or Biden presidency shape the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East?
South Africa has had a plethora of economic plans, but most have not been implemented