Whose Lives Matter? An Equivocal Approach to American Detainees

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Allison Mcmanus Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/whose-lives-matter-an-equivocal-approach-to-american-detainees/ On January 13, Mustafa Kassem died tragically of heart failure in a cold cell in Egypt’s Tora Prison. Kassem, a U.S. citizen and by all accounts an innocent man who spent six and a half years in...

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Allison Mcmanus

Ms. Allison McManus is the Research Director at TIMEP. Her work has been published in Jadaliyya (where she serves as a co-editor of the Maghreb page), the National, Foreign Affairs, Lawfare blog, and the Social Movement Studies journal, among others. She recently served as the translator for Copts and the Security State by Laure Guirguis,

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Measuring Success in Egypt’s War on Terror

Source: The Tahrir Institute For Middle East Policy Author(s): Allison McManus Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/measuring-success-in-egypts-war-on-terror/ The Egyptian Ministry of Defense posted a grainy video to its YouTube channel on Monday: A vehicle slowly approaches a checkpoint south of Arish. Nearby cars drive away and people scatter as a military tank crushes the vehicle...

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If You’re Going Through Hell, Keep Going: A Guide to Egypt’s Free Float

Source: The Tahrir Institute For Middle East Policy Author(s): Mohamed El Dahshan, Allison McManus Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/if-youre-going-through-hell-keep-going-a-guide-to-egypts-free-float/ The wait is over. After months of hints, predictions, and speculation, Egypt’s pound was floated on the market Thursday. Trading that morning at around 8.88 Egyptian pounds (LE) to the...

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Egypt’s Mainland Terrorism Landscape

Source: The Tahrir Institute For Middle East Policy Author(s): Allison McManus, Jake Greene Original Link: https://timep.org/esw/articles-analysis/egypts-mainland-terrorism-landscape/ On May 8, four men carried out a brutal mass shooting, emptying their magazines into an adjacent car as they drove along the Nile in Helwan, a district in Cairo. Eight policemen were killed during the attack...

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