The Saudi elite uses the veil of religious piety for its own political ends, but the Khashoggi killing has underscored the regime’s complete disconnect from the followers of a great religion. Column By: Yehia HAMID* [ More … ]
Western countries supported the military coup in Egypt and chose not to intervene in Syria. Are they about to fail another test of humanity? Western diplomacy is facing a new challenge from the Middle East. [ More … ]
On July 1, 2012, when the Egyptian military junta – theoretically – handed over power to the elected authority, the foreign reserves then was only $ 15.5 billion against $ 36 billion early 2011 when [ More … ]
A cross-party group of senior British MPs has petitioned the Egyptian government to allow access to the jailed former president, Mohamed Morsi, amid reports that his health has seriously deteriorated, says The Guardian. Morsi is being [ More … ]
Egypt’s foreign Minister on CNN still claims ousting elected president was not a coup.
– The July 15 Failed Coup Attempt: Implications for U.S. – Turkey Relations – ‘That precedent is a dangerous one that the coup plotters had to be aware of,’ Shadi Hamid says Those who carried [ More … ]