Authoritarian Governance in Egypt: A Return to the Past

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Marina Ottaway Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/authoritarian-governance-egypt-return-past-27405 Egypt’s brief dalliance with free elections after the 2011 uprising led, perversely, to the most authoritarian government since the 1970s. Under the presidencies of Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak, the...

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The Nile Conflict and Egypt’s Failed Power Projection

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Stephan Roll Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/nile-conflict-and-egypts-failed-power-projection-27406 The Nile River conflict between Egypt and Ethiopia still appears to be at an impasse. But even if an agreement is reached on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)...

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Egypt: People Succeed Despite Modest Popular Movement

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-people-succeed-despite-modest-popular-movement/ The Egyptian street has witnessed eruption of several waves of demonstrations in the wake of the July 2013 coup d’état, especially during the early years of the coup, where protests were organized on a daily basis in various regions and...

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Egypt-Gulf Powers: Partners or Competitors?

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Gawdat Bahgat Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/egypt-gulf-powers-partners-or-competitors-27402 One of the key developments in the Middle East in the last few decades has been the growing alliance between Egypt and some of the Gulf Cooperation Council states (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman...

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The Role of Egypt′s Armed Forces: A Military Empire

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Nathan Brown and Amr Hamzawy Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/role-egypts-armed-forces-military-empire-27403 Since 2011, the Egyptian armed forces have played an unusual political role, at the center of Egyptian governance on a very wide range of matters. The set of crises imposed by the COVID-19...

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Political Islam and Secular Forces: The Struggle for Survival in Egypt

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Michael Wahid Hanna Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/political-islam-and-secular-forces-struggle-survival-egypt-27506 In the aftermath of Egypt’s July 2013 coup that ousted the Muslim Brotherhood President, Mohamed Morsi, and set the stage for the country’s current military-led political order...

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Shifting Priorities: The Evolution of Egypt’s Foreign Policy

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Giuseppe Dentice Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/shifting-priorities-evolution-egypts-foreign-policy-27409 Analysing the evolving trajectories in contemporary Egyptian foreign policy is not simple for several reasons related to its history, the cultural importance in the Arab and Muslim world...

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Targeting the last line of defense: Egypt’s attacks against lawyers

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): TIMEP Original Link: https://timep.org/reports-briefings/special-reports/targeting-the-last-line-of-defense-egypts-attacks-against-lawyers/ In Targeting the last line of defense: Egypt’s attacks against lawyers, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) call on the...

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Sisi’s War on the Poor

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Maged Mandour Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/82772 The Egyptian government’s fiscal and economic policies are accelerating the transfer of wealth from lower and middle classes to itself and business elites, with likely devastating consequences. Read more at original link

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Are Recent Demolitions Part of the Plan to Dismantle and Sell Cairo?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Amer Abdel Moneim Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/are-recent-demolitions-part-of-the-plan-to-dismantle-and-sell-cairo/ The heart of Egyptian capital Cairo is currently subjected to systematic theft, where international organizations and foreign circles are involved, in complicity with personalities and centers of influence within the...

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Egypt-Iraq-Jordan Alliance Tries to Change Middle East Dynamics

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Curtis R. Ryan Original Link: On August 25, 2020, the leaders of Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan met in Amman for the third in a succession of meetings marking ever-closer relations between the three Arab states. Earlier meetings had taken place in March 2019 in Cairo and in September 2019 in New York City, on the

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Post-COVID-19: How to Reform Egypt Health System?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Amgad Hamdi Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/post-covid-19-how-to-reform-egypt-health-system/ The World Health Organization (WHO) states that the health system consists of all the organizations, institutions, resources and people whose primary purpose is to promote, restore and/or maintain health; and that such system needs staff, funds...

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