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Understanding the Egypt-Iran relationship



  The relationship between Egypt and Iran has been rocky throughout the post-Second World War period. While maintaining diplomatic relations, the two countries often found themselves at odds with one another because of their respective ideological allegiances. Relations between Nasser’s … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Government and Media Conspire against Christian, and Copts

  Media Intelligence Report From top to bottom, from the Muslim Brotherhood president to the Muslim Brotherhood-monitored media, the lies concerning Egypt’s Christian minority—whether presidential lies that claim they are cared for, or whether media lies demonizing them—continue unabated. Some … Continue reading

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Minorities Fear End of Secularism in Egypt

  When he took office as Egypt’s new president in June, Mohammed Morsi pledged to follow a pluralist policy that respected the rights of women and non-Muslim minorities. But everything he has done since then indicates that he intends to … Continue reading

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AL-QAEDA AND THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD: ALTERNATIVE VISIONS OF AN ISLAMIST EGYPT

  The election of al-Mursi is just the beginning phase of the Brotherhood’s 25-year Renaissance Project, a comprehensive effort to bring Egypt’s administration, business sector and society in line with Islamic values. The chairman of the project’s steering committee is … Continue reading

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The Future of the U.S. Political and Military Relationship with Egypt

  Political Intelligence Study   The Egyptian political system is currently undergoing significant change, although the outcome of this process remains subject to a great deal of uncertainty. There are numerous influential players involved in the struggle for political power, … Continue reading

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Dictators Go Monarchs Stay

  Elliott Abrams — October 2012 About the Author Elliott Abrams was a deputy national-security adviser in the administration of George W. Bush, where he led the National Security Council’s Middle East and democracy directorates. Some months after the invasion … Continue reading

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In Effort To Rebrand: Salafi jihadi Movement, Adopts New Name: ‘Ansar Al-Shari’a’

  The upheaval in the Arab world and the change of regime in several Arab countries brought with it new opportunities for the extremist Salafi-jihadi movement. Until recently, this movement operated mostly underground, but the rise of Islamic governments in … Continue reading

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Preview of the Next Four Years?: Obama Administration Doubles Down on Middle East Policy Errors

  Intelligence Analysis Report    There are two problems with current U.S. policy toward the Middle East: both the analysis and response are not simply wrong, but rather make the situation in the region much worse.   The White House … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S IT AND COMMUNICATION INDUSTRY

    SPECIAL REPORT   Following the January 25th 2011 revolution, deteriorating economic conditions devastated many sectors that the Egyptian communication and information technology industry depends on for much of its business. At the same time, internet use in Egypt … Continue reading

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Post-Arab Spring economies: where is the growth?

Post-Arab Spring economies: where is the growth? Nearly two years have passed since the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi in Tunisia set off a wave of protests and revolutions throughout the Arab World. The repercussions of the Arab Spring have been … Continue reading

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