Guatemala Cancels on Trump
Plus: Iran says it will talk—if U.S. sanctions end, Italy presents a migration plan, and what to watch in the world this week.
Muslim Leaders Are Betraying the Uighurs
The Trump administration has done more for the millions in camps than any Islamic leader.
Egypt’s Economy Isn’t Tanking. It’s Thriving.
A recent article warned that the country faced imminent economic collapse. A careful reading of the economic data shows that reforms have placed it on a path to growth.
Will China and the U.S. Resume Talks?
Plus: Iran's continuing war of words, Hong Kong activists eye G20 summit, and the other stories we’re following today.
Mohamed Morsi and the Passing of Egypt’s Democratic Moment
On the podcast: Shadi Hamid recounts the rise and fall of Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
What Comes Next With Iran
Plus: Another EU summit looks likely, Turkey prepares for mayoral election showdown, and the other stories we’re following today.
Egypt Doesn’t Matter Anymore
The death of Mohamed Morsi is the latest milestone along the country’s slide into terminal irrelevance.
Here Comes Boris
Plus: Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi dies in court, the United States sends more troops to the Middle East, and the other stories we’re following today.
Mexico’s Other Border
Plus: Observers fear spiraling violence in Sudan, a scandal erupts in Brazil, and the other stories we're following today.
Egypt’s Economy Isn’t Booming. It’s Collapsing.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has sold his country as an investment destination with the IMF’s help—but the living standards of ordinary Egyptians are plummeting as elites line their pockets.
What’s Next for Sudan?
Plus: Mexico continues talks at the White House, elections in Denmark, and the other stories we're following today.
The Arab Alliance Is a Circular Firing Squad
Two years ago, the Trump administration started a new era in Middle Eastern cooperation. It's been a disaster ever since.
Kushner’s Middle East Peace Plan Goes on Tour
Plus: Macron and Merkel remain divided over EU leadership, and the other stories we're following today.
Lawmakers Warn Egyptian Leader Over Human Rights Abuses
A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter directly to Sisi that appeared to suggest security assistance could be in jeopardy.
Egypt’s Prisons Are Becoming Recruiting Grounds for the Islamic State
Abuse behind bars and a record high rate of detainment are a recipe for disaster.
The Double Talk of Trump’s Favorite Dictator
Sisi’s supporters praise his religious tolerance. They shouldn’t.
Sisi Has His Own Jamal Khashoggi
It’s time to hold Egypt accountable for the U.S. citizens it has unjustly victimized.
Arab Regimes Are the World’s Most Powerful Islamophobes
Middle Eastern governments have forged alliances with right-wing groups in the West dedicated to anti-Islam bigotry.
الربيع العربي لم ينته بعد
روح الربيع العربي لا تزال مستمرة كما أظهرت الاحتجاجات الكبيرة في الجزائر والسودان.