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Tag: Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
In a speech which may have policy implications for the Trump Administration’s Middle East policy, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lays out plans for the region at the American University in Cairo.
Seven years after the Egyptian uprising, what have Egyptian women achieved and what challenges have they faced? A lot still needs to be done before they gain more political and social power.
The Egyptian government is charting a role for itself as new and critical developments unfold in the region.
How are Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s foreign policy priorities expected to change after his reelection?
The Egyptian state has undergone three major regime transitions since Gamal Abdel Nasser’s rule, with the current regime reversing much of the policies put in place by the first.
In this Tahrir Dialogue talk, Abdel Monem Said Aly speaks about three “stories” or narratives about the state of Egyptian politics, which represent how people are voting in these elections.
Amre Moussa is one of Egypt’s most widely respected diplomats and politicians. He speaks to Cairo Review Associate Editor Asmaa Abdallah about the way out of the Arab World’s crises, and the need for a political system in Egypt that reflects the “spirit of the twenty-first century.”
The effort to curb the Islamic institution’s autonomy has stalled, for now.
The oeuvre of Egyptian novelist Sonallah Ibrahim chronicles his country’s political dramas from the time of Gamal Abdel Nasser. He speaks to Cairo Review Contributing Editor Jonathan Guyer about the “beautiful generation” of the Tahrir Square revolution and how the military saved Egypt from the Muslim Brotherhood.
After Turkey’s constitutional referendum, it is increasingly apparent that its government is exhibiting similar authoritarian tendencies to Egypt since 2013.
U.S.-Egyptian relations are at a crossroads.
Since President El-Sisi has taken office, an unprecedented government crackdown has rendered large parts of the country without any independent human rights groups.
Egypt’s massive military purchases to build its air power may be aimed at repressing an anticipated urban uprising that resembles Syria’s.
I think we should all be very worried about the tone and direction of Trump’s apparent views on how the United States should pursue its relations with Egypt.
The “Egypt The Future” economic development conference reaffirmed the primacy of the strongman in Egyptian politics. That may win the hearts and minds of some global capitalists, but will Tahrir Square revolutionaries buy it?
The ruling establishment claims to defend the people even as its actions target the people.
After two years as president of Egypt, is Abdel Fattah El-Sisi fulfilling his promises?
Hisham Geneina’s trial is a tool to deter sharing information about corruption within state institutions.
As the military expands its economic activities, more public property and institutions fall under the potential jurisdiction of military courts.
Egypt’s government is trying to bring independent labor organizations under the state syndicate’s control, threatening one of the few remaining independent civil society actors.
Grand projects, though moving quickly, are doing nothing to address the underlying structural problems plaguing Egypt’s economy.
An unfolding legal drama over the disputed Red Sea islands unravels a number of political issues.
Rising oppression might signal a weaker, not stronger, government.
Four very different events on the same day all confirm once again the hard consequences of the unsustainable policies that all Arab governments, without exception, pursued since the 1970s.
Despite unprecedented repression and media censorship, Sisi has faced on average five times as many protests as Mubarak did between 2008 and 2010.