US Must Call Out Egypt Over Human Rights Record

October 07, 2020

In 2013, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was overthrown in a military coup. At the same time, the 2012 Egyptian Constitution was suspended. Shortly after, in 2014, the former defense minister and commander of the armed forces, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, a...

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Roundup

December 03, 2013

Fair Observer's roundup of the week's events. The deal with Iran has put downward pressure on oil prices. The country is known to have the world’s fourth largest reserves. Sanctions “cut Iran’s oil sales from 2.5 million...

America and the Muslim World: Why Outreach Matters

August 22, 2013

US diplomacy must engage the street in the Muslim world. The Muslim world is one of the most rapidly expanding demographics that will command the attention of US foreign policymakers and diplomats in the foreseeable future. The challenge for Washington in recent years has included...