July 24, 2018

Five Years of Egypt’s War on Terror

On July 24, 2013, then-Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah El Sisi asked for a popular mandate to fight terrorism, marking the declaration of “war on terror” that has lasted five years. The war on terror has been used to justify a wide range of activity in the name of establishing security. As attacks… Read More

August 8, 2014

Special Issue: Moral Policing and Prosecuting Belief in Egypt

Nearly two months into the presidency of Abdel-Fattah El Sisi, the character of the Sisi era of governance is beginning to take shape. While many believe it is yet early to make judgments, certain emerging developments set benchmarks by which to compare and assess future trends. Undoubtedly, Sisi is faced… Read More

September 3, 2013

Roundtable: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara

Published in Read the original here. Produced by Allison L McManus and Samia Errazzouki In the past few decades, both media and academic scholarship have marginalized the Western Saharan conflict, rendering it largely insignificant within regional and global political imaginations. Beginning as… Read More