Mapping European Leverage in the MENA Region: Egypt

Source: European Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Adel Abdel Ghafar Original Link:  https://www.ecfr.eu/specials/mapping_eu_leverage_mena/egypt Since the removal of Hosni Mubarak as Egypt’s president in 2011, Europe’s objectives and influence in the country have undergone a series of fluctuations. Under Mubarak, Egypt had a fairly straightforward relationship with Europe. This...

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More for less? Europe’s new wave of ‘migration deals’

Source: European Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Chloe Teevan Original Link: https://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_more_for_less_europes_new_wave_of_migration_deals North African governments may feel they have the EU over a barrel on migration flows. But Europe must set tough conditions on any new aid it gives to them The European Union appears to be on the verge of ramping up the...

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Egypt’s judicial theatre of injustice

Source: European Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Anthony Dworkin Original Link: https://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_egypts_judicial_theatre_of_injustice As European governments look to Egypt as a partner, the country’s human rights record continues to suffer with an escalating use of executions More than five years after Egyptian security forces violently broke up a Muslim...

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The end is Nile: International cooperation on Egypt’s water crisis

Source: European Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Tareq Baconi Original Link: https://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_the_end_is_nile_international_cooperation_on_egypts_water_crisis Egypt’s concern about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has gained a new intensity. Since its launch in 2011, the project has elicited a mixture of denial and opposition from Cairo – despite the...

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Europe and the Egyptian election: Do not congratulate

Source: European Council on Foreign Relations Author(s): Anthony Dworkin Original Link: http://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_europe_and_the_egyptian_election_do_not_congratulate Sisi is eager for international endorsement. European leaders should withhold it. Voting in Egypt’s presidential election is still under way but the outcome is not in doubt. In the run-up to the poll, President Abdel...

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