The Muslim Brotherhood Thinks It's Winning Again
May 19, 2014
The dangerous delusions that will determine Egypt's future.
Egypt's Invisible Insurgency
March 19, 2014
After Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster last summer, analysts warned that a disempowered Muslim Brotherhood might embrace jihad.
There's Only One Real Law Now in Egypt—And It's Not Clear Washington Understands It
January 25, 2014
That law is: nothing is permanent.
A new movie might win an Oscar for celebrating Egypt's new "culture of protest." Too bad that culture is so incoherent.
Hussein Morsi: My Brother's Presidency 'Was a Disaster'
December 09, 2013
But he hasn't given up hope on a Muslim Brotherhood resurgence
This New Columnist for The New York Times Believes a 'Massive Zionist Organization Rules America'
October 24, 2013
Alaa Al-Aswany is Egypt’s preeminent novelist.
Obama Just Made a Terrible Mistake on Egypt
October 09, 2013
In a certain sense, the Obama administration’s decision to withhold much of the $1.3 billion in annual aid given to Egypt isn’t surprising. U.S.
Egypt's Muslim Brothers Have Three Options for Moving Forward After the Ban
September 24, 2013
In the 16 months after Hosni Mubarak’s dramatic February 2011 ouster, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood quickly rose from the cave to the castle, winning the parliamentary and presidential elections, and then appointing its members to executive positions ac
Western Media Is Fixated on the Wrong Arrest in Egypt
September 23, 2013
Last week, Egypt’s military-backed government continued its decapitation of the Muslim Brotherhood, arresting four top officials.
The Islamic Insurgency That Could Soon Hit Egypt
August 19, 2013
Shortly after the uprising-cum-coup that toppled Mohamed Morsi on July 3, I asked an Egyptian military official why the generals removed Morsi after only four days of protests when they had waited 18 days to remove Hosni Mubarak in 2011.