The Muslim Brotherhood Thinks It's Winning Again
May 19, 2014
The dangerous delusions that will determine Egypt's future.
Hussein Morsi: My Brother's Presidency 'Was a Disaster'
December 09, 2013
But he hasn't given up hope on a Muslim Brotherhood resurgence
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.
Searing Pictures from Egypt's Turmoil
September 19, 2013
An interview with Mosa'ab Elshamy, the 23-year-old whose photos have defined Egypt's revolution
Why Saudi Arabia is Helping Crush the Muslim Brotherhood
August 26, 2013
It’s not often that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates openly defy the United States on an issue that truly matters to the White House. But that’s exactly what happened when the two pledged $12 billion to Egypt in July.
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.
'There Will Be Terrorism Against America'
August 16, 2013
Today, just after evening prayers in Cairo, I phoned Hesham El Ashry, a Salafi television host and minor celebrity among extreme hardline Islamists.
'Its Name Is Fascism'
August 15, 2013
Cairo is no longer the capital of Arab hope. It is now the capital of Arab despair.