Egypt

October 6, 1981: President Anwar Al-Sadat of Egypt Is Assassinated in Cairo

October 6, 1981: President Anwar Al-Sadat of Egypt Is Assassinated in Cairo October 6, 1981: President Anwar Al-Sadat of Egypt Is Assassinated in Cairo

“Policy must be built on a more solid foundation than personal intimacy with the current occupant of the Pharaoh’s throne.”

Oct 6, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

Has Russia Been Right All Along About the ‘Arab Spring’?

Has Russia Been Right All Along About the ‘Arab Spring’? Has Russia Been Right All Along About the ‘Arab Spring’?

If so, why is Washington opposed to Moscow’s help in the war against ISIS?

Sep 9, 2015 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

New Egyptian capital.

White Elephants White Elephants

As governments have changed in Egypt, the commitment to corrupt grand development projects has stayed the same.

Aug 13, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Frederick Deknatel

Poster of Morsi

Is the Death Sentence on Egypt’s Morsi a Death Sentence on Egypt? Is the Death Sentence on Egypt’s Morsi a Death Sentence on Egypt?

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood has fallen, but they still command a sizable minority.

Jun 18, 2015 / Juan Cole

March 26, 1979: Israel and Egypt Sign Peace Treaty

March 26, 1979: Israel and Egypt Sign Peace Treaty March 26, 1979: Israel and Egypt Sign Peace Treaty

“Whatever [Israel’s] reasons for postponing a termination date on the occupation,” The Nation observed, “the sooner it sets one the better.”

Mar 26, 2015 / The Almanac / Richard Kreitner and The Almanac

The Case for Disengagement in the Middle East

The Case for Disengagement in the Middle East The Case for Disengagement in the Middle East

It is time to walk away and leave the region to its own bad behavior.

Mar 23, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Kai Bird

Gaza’s Natural Gas Deposits Could Easily Spark a Full-Fledged Resource War

Gaza’s Natural Gas Deposits Could Easily Spark a Full-Fledged Resource War Gaza’s Natural Gas Deposits Could Easily Spark a Full-Fledged Resource War

The first quarter-century of crisis over eastern Mediterranean natural gas has been nothing but prelude.

Feb 26, 2015 / Michael Schwartz

After Acquittal, Egypt’s New Left Vows Mock Trial of Mubarak

After Acquittal, Egypt’s New Left Vows Mock Trial of Mubarak After Acquittal, Egypt’s New Left Vows Mock Trial of Mubarak

The verdict galvanized left and liberal parties, which have been quiescent during the past year’s intense repression.

Dec 2, 2014 / Blog / Juan Cole

Why Syrian Refugees Risk the ‘Journey of Death’ to Europe

Why Syrian Refugees Risk the ‘Journey of Death’ to Europe Why Syrian Refugees Risk the ‘Journey of Death’ to Europe

The crisis shows no signs of ending, and Egypt is no refuge. Europe must do more to take them in.

Feb 11, 2015 / Feature / Priyanka Motaparthy

Egypt’s Revolutionary Artist Takes On the NYPD

Egypt’s Revolutionary Artist Takes On the NYPD Egypt’s Revolutionary Artist Takes On the NYPD

Ganzeer’s new show opens today in New York.

Jan 16, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Ali Gharib

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