Egyptian Ultras Are Down, But Not Out

April 02, 2018

Sisi will have to ensure that economic reform trickles down to the ordinary Egyptian. In late March, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won a second term virtually unchallenged in what was widely seen as a flawed election. But the run-up to the poll, including a soccer protest, suggests...

Egyptian Diaspora Calls on Congress to Act

March 27, 2018

The US Congress should put pressure on Sisi’s sponsors in the Gulf to help improve democracy in Egypt. Egypt is run by a dictator. The socioeconomic situation of the people is at a low. This has triggered rising discontent among Egyptians and has compelled members of the diaspora in the US to...

Egypt Mosque Attack Could Set Region Alight

November 28, 2017

If the Islamic State carried out the assault on an Egyptian mosque, it could be an attempt to remind its supporters around the world that the group still exists. Egypt is in mourning. On November 24, armed terrorists attacked worshippers at a mosque in North Sinai during Friday prayers. After...