Now That Morsi Is Gone, Sisi Should Ease His Crackdown

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Barak Barfi Original Link:  https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/now-that-morsi-is-gone-sisi-should-ease-his-crackdown Mohamed Morsi’s death in a Cairo courthouse is an ignominious end for a man who briefly led the Arab world’s most populous country. Though in many ways little more than a figurehead, he nevertheless symbolized the...

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Ramadan Soap Operas Contradict Sisi’s Outreach to Israel

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Haisam Hassanein Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/ramadan-soap-operas-contradict-sisis-outreach-to-israel Despite Egypt’s warming relations with the Israeli government, the country’s airwaves and movie theaters are still rife with bellicose and anti-Semitic content. In the past five years, Egyptian-Israeli relations...

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Egypt Should Adopt Active Neutrality Toward the Sudanese Revolution

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Bilal Almasry Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/fikraforum/view/egypt-should-adopt-active-neutrality-toward-the-sudanese-revolution [Description] (make sure you only post 100- 200 word excerpt of paper & follow with a “read more at original link”) Read more at original link

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After the Islamic State, Renewed Urgency for Religious Reform

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Dina Al Riffie Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/after-the-islamic-state-renewed-urgency-for-religious-reform The recent declaration of the Islamic State (IS) territorial defeat in Syria has refocused the debate on how to achieve an enduring peace based on successful counterextremism initiatives. This raises a...

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The Second Step in Egypt-Israel Peace Is a Tall One

Source: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy Author(s): Haisam Hassanein Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/the-second-step-in-egypt-israel-peace-is-a-tall-one March 26 marks the fortieth anniversary of the U.S.-brokered peace treaty signed by Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin. To commemorate that historic...

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Organizational Split and Radicalization Within Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Annette Ranko and Mohammad Yaghi Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/organizational-split-and-radicalization-within-egypts-muslim-brotherhood Internal structural changes and ideological rifts have given rise to new strategies for legitimizing violence. On February 20, Egypt executed nine Muslim Brotherhood members...

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The Challenges Facing Egypt’s Female Migrant Workers

Source: The Washington Institute Author(s): Eman Elwarakky Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/fikraforum/view/the-challenges-facing-egypts-female-migrant-workers Safiya, 30, wakes up to the sound of her mother yelling, “Get up now or the car will leave without you.” A new morning brings with it the same misery: Safiya is one of thousands of migrant workers in rural...

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Breaking the Stalemate in the Egypt-Ethiopia Dam Dispute

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Barak Barfi Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/breaking-the-stalemate-in-the-egypt-ethiopia-dam-dispute On July 26, the chief engineer of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Simegnew Bekele, died under mysterious circumstances. Two days earlier, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed revealed that the project could take another...

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President Trump, Condemn This Sham Egyptian Election

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Haisam Hassanein Original Link: http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/president-trump-condemn-this-sham-egyptian-election Four years after a bloody coup ended Egypt’s difficult transition to democracy, the most populous country in the Arab world is heading toward its fourth presidential vote. The Trump administration should call...

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Civil Society on Trial in Egypt: Revisiting the NGO Workers Case

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Harris Setzer Original Link: http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/civil-society-on-trial-in-egypt-revisiting-the-ngo-workers-case More than four years after the conviction of forty-three Egyptian and foreign NGO workers, the affair remains an irritant for U.S.-Egypt relations. For many in Washington, the felony convictions of all...

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