The Suez Canal: Perspectives After the Ever Given Accident

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Angela Stefania Bergantino Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/suez-canal-perspectives-after-ever-given-accident-32127 It is hard to imagine anything more central to the world’s choke points than the Suez Canal. Albeit relatively recent, built only in 1869, its enviable position – where...

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Egypt between regional matches and post-Covid revival

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Alessia Melcangi Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/legitto-tra-partite-regionali-e-rilancio-post-covid-31820 In a context, the Middle East, where there is an apparent realignment of alliances and power relations between the main geopolitical players in the area, Egypt continues to focus on...

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What Shapes Radical Youth’s Decision to Take up Arms in Egypt?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Georges Fahmi and Nouran Ahmed Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/what-shapes-radical-youths-decision-take-arms-egypt-31605 On the 3rd of July 2013, the Egyptian military, supported by a large part of the Egyptian population as well as the judiciary, political opposition, and prominent religious...

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Egypt: all the risks of the al-Sisi regime

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Alessia Melcangi Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/egitto-tutti-i-rischi-del-regime-di-al-sisi-30475 Increasingly afflicted by a heavy economic situation, the Egypt of President ‘Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi is committed to addressing the heavy social consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic while on...

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Turkey-Egypt: Bridging the Gap?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Steven A. Cook, Alessia Melcangi, Nael Shama, Marina Ottaway, Tarek Megerisi Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/turkey-egypt-bridging-gap-30484 The MED This Week newsletter provides expert analysis and informed insights on the most significant developments in the MENA region, bringing together...

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Egypt and the West: Ten Years of Misunderstandings

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Koert Debeuf Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/egypt-and-west-ten-years-misunderstandings-29017 One month after the Egyptian revolution succeeded and ousted long-time dictator Hosni Mubarak on 11 February 2011, I was in Cairo with a delegation of the European Parliament. From the reactions of many...

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After the Egyptian Spring: Mainstream Islamism and the Move to Radical Movements

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Sherin Gharib Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/after-egyptian-spring-mainstream-islamism-and-move-radical-movements-29016 Ten years after the Arab Spring, Egypt has become more authoritarian than ever. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who came to power through a military coup in June 2013...

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Egypt 2011-2021: What Went Wrong?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Maged Mandour Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/egypt-2011-2021-what-went-wrong-29015 It has been a decade since the mass protests that called for the overthrow of the regime in 2011. These protests triggered a process of deep structural change, in a manner that the protestors did not anticipate...

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Egypt’s “Populocracy”

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Nathan W. Toronto Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/egypts-populocracy-29014 If the protests that began in Egypt on January 25, 2011, resulted in a coup-volution,[1] then what has developed since can only be called a populocracy.[2] The military exploited a genuine popular movement in 2011 to...

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Egypt Ten Years Later: What Kind of “Spring”?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Bahgat Korany Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/egypt-ten-years-later-what-kind-spring-29012 After a decade, Arab Spring countries show socio-political extremes between, for instance, a Tunisia and a neighboring Libya, with Egypt in an intermediary zone. Egypt’s decade witnessed orderly legislative...

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The Road to (In)stability: The Impact of Covid-19 on the Egyptian Economy

Source: Timothy E. Kaldas Author(s): Italian Institute for International Political Studies Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/road-instability-impact-covid-19-egyptian-economy-27495 As in many parts of the world, COVID-19 has brought into sharper relief the structural problems in Egypt’s economy. In many respects, these problems are far from new. Egypt’s economy has had...

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Power Rivalry in the Horn: Egypt’s View of Ethiopia’s Tigrayan Woes

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Giuseppe Dentice Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/power-rivalry-horn-egypts-view-ethiopias-tigrayan-woes-28613 “We need to look beyond our immediate issues such as Eritrea, Somalia, and the problems of the two Sudans. Those [are] issues we can handle […]. We face two strategic adversaries...

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