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Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt in Turmoil
Crunch Time for Sisi in Egypt?

2017 could be the year of decision for Egypt; either the economy gains ground by the end of the year or the discontent becomes more serious.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt on the Verge of Crisis?

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egyptian Government Still Worried About Stability

January 25th will mark fifth anniversary of Tahrir Square. Egyptian government still worried about a repeat.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt Gets Good Marks on GDP

Egypt’s GDP growth climbs in the most recent quarter, leaving investors optimistic. Egypt’s planning minister calls for an “economic revolution”—but the country still suffers from political unrest.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt Circles the Drain

Suicide bombs, IEDs, a worsening energy crisis—the news from Egypt is not good these days. But somehow the country is hanging on, for the time being.

Egypt in Turmoil
Labor Unrest Strikes Egypt

Labor unrest is the latest crisis to confront Egypt’s military government, which will deal with protest leaders in the usual brutal way. The people want stability, but at what price?

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt's New Rulers Can't Keep the Lights on

As turmoil sweeps across Eurasia, don’t forget Egypt. Its politics are in turmoil, its economy is sickly, and no one seems to want to accept responsibility for fixing these problems.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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