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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) welcomes Joe Kaeser (R) the CEO of German engineering giant Siemens during the inauguration of three large power plants on the outskirts of Cairo on July 24, 2018.

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.

Then-Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to Turkish expatriates at an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the Union of European Turkish Democrats in Cologne, Germany, on May 24, 2014.

Erdogan’s Long Arm in Europe

Turkey is seeking influence and votes throughout the EU and spreading ideas that imperil efforts to integrate the Turkish diaspora.

French president Emmanuel Macron (L) and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) take part in an official diner at the Al Massah hotel, in Cairo, on Jan. 28, 2019.

Western Leaders Are Promoting Dictatorship, Not Democracy, in Egypt

Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Cairo and Donald Trump’s cheerleading have bolstered Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he faces popular protest over his latest power grab.

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in the Oval Office at the White House on April 10.

Trump Will Regret Changing His Mind About Qatar

The United States has the leverage needed to prevent Qatar from cozying up to Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood—if it’s willing to use it.

A polling station in Cairo on March 25, 2018. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

With Freedom and Justice for Sisi

The arc of Egypt’s history is flat, and it bends toward autocracy.

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The Cynical Conspiracy War on Egypt’s Christians

The Muslim Brotherhood isn’t behind the callous mass murder of Copts, but it’s certainly fanning the flames of hatred.

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11:  President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower  on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is TrumpÕs first official news conference since the November elections.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trump’s Farcical New Beginning With Muslims

The president’s trip to Saudi Arabia isn’t the start of a new relationship with the Arab world; it’s militarism, disdain for human rights, and caricature of religion.

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Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist Organization Is a Bad Idea

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood, a non-state, multinational, and multifaceted organization, would be imprudent and hasty.

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The Trump Administration’s Islamophobic Holy Grail

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group would cripple U.S. foreign policy and launch a domestic smear campaign.

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The Most Dangerous Job in Journalism Is Just Being a Reporter in Egypt

Abdullah al-Fakharany just wanted to tell the truth about the Sisi government’s violent crackdown on civilians. It got him life in prison.

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The Nour Party Goes Dim

Egypt’s last Islamist party is clinging to life. But how much longer?

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Egypt’s Quiet Social Revolution

The generation that launched the Tahrir Square revolution in 2011 is changing the country again.

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Sisi’s Islam

Egypt’s president is taking control of the country's mosques — and risks driving his enemies underground.

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In Sisi’s Egypt, Blasphemy Is Still a Crime

The Muslim Brotherhood is gone -- but the government is still jailing people for offending Islam.

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An Underground Army Challenges President Sisi

With the Muslim Brotherhood in disarray, a new generation takes to the streets in Egypt.

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Egypt’s War on Charity

Egypt’s faith-based charities have become victims of the government crackdown on political Islam. The real losers are the poor.

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The Final Betrayal of Egypt’s Revolution

The democratic revolution in Tahrir Square awakened high hopes in Egyptians. Two years later, it ended in blood and tears.

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Could Egypt’s Opposition Learn to Get Along?

The Mubarak verdict and Sisi's crackdown have put the Muslim Brotherhood and the revolutionaries back on the same side. But that won't be enough to heal old wounds.

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