Under the guise of fighting a "war on terrorism," Cairo is cracking down on organizations that shed light on its abuses.
Egypt’s brute-force approach to counterterrorism isn’t working in Sinai.
Rainbow flags, political challengers, and citizenship laws are all in Cairo’s crosshairs.
The move comes as a surprise from an administration that stressed stability over human rights.
The Bright Star exercise will focus on counterterrorism, key for the battle in the Sinai Peninsula.
The Islamist movement's Arab neighbors, together with Israel, are cutting off its few remaining lifelines — and hoping not to spark a war.
Bush and Obama already helped destroy the region and damage U.S. interests there. How much worse could it get?
Not with a bang, but basic strategic confusion in Washington about the links between Syria, Qatar, Iran, and Russia.
António Guterres bets resolving conflict through quiet diplomacy will do more to end atrocities than naming and shaming abusers.
The Sunni Gulf powers have long been spoiling for a fight with Iran. This could be just the excuse they need.
On the heels of Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, that country and others cut Gulf ties.
The Muslim Brotherhood isn’t behind the callous mass murder of Copts, but it’s certainly fanning the flames of hatred.