Egypt

Argument

Egypt's Algerian Moment

Did Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi just set Cairo on the path to its own "black decade"?

Robert Zaretsky |

Dispatch

Things Fall Apart

As the body count rises in Cairo, the Muslim Brotherhood insists it will stick to non-violent resistance. But even its members admit that they can't convince everyone to go along with the plan.

Ned Parker, David Kenner |

By Other Means

A Model of American Opacity

How Obama's drone war echoes Egypt's military crackdown.

Rosa Brooks |

Terms of Engagement

Speak Softly and Carry No Stick

Welcome to the Obama Doctrine in Egypt.

James Traub |

Argument

Missing in Action

What happened to Washington's policy in Egypt?

Cynthia P. Schneider |

Argument

Mubarak Still Rules

The bodies pile up in Cairo, but nothing has changed.

Steven A. Cook |

Dispatch

'They Struck Us Down Like Animals'

As Egyptian authorities use brute force to disperse two pro-Morsy sit-ins, protesters vow to resist the crackdown until the bitter end.

Bel Trew |

Marc Lynch

Enough Is Enough

It’s time for Washington to cut Egypt loose.

Marc Lynch |

Slide Show

Chaos in Cairo

Photos of one of Egypt's most deadly days since the revolution. Warning: Some images are graphic.

Slide Show |

Terms of Engagement

The Liberal Dark Side

Why rationalizing Egypt’s coup as a necessary evil is so self-destructive.

James Traub |

Argument

Morsy Is the Arab World's Mandela

Why we must stand and support the Muslim Brotherhood's fight for democracy.

Tawakkol Karman |

Dispatch

Egypt’s Islamists Turn Violent

The Muslim Brotherhood says that its protests are purely peaceful -- but evidence is mounting of torture and weaponry at its Cairo sit-ins.

Bel Trew |

Argument

Portrait of the General as a Not-So-Young Grad Student

Egypt's army chief isn't an Islamist -- in fact, his work at the U.S. Army War College suggests he may be a Mubarak clone.

Eric Trager |

Argument

Away Game

Female soccer players are rewriting the rules for women's sports in the Middle East.

Chris Stephen |

Report

Sisi's Year Abroad

What Egypt's most powerful man learned from the U.S. military.

David Kenner |

Argument

The Snake That Eats Itself

Why coups beget coups beget coups.

Daron Acemoglu |

Marc Lynch

Performance Enhancing Debate

How the Ryan Braun scandal explains Egyptian Revolution punditry.

Marc Lynch |

Dispatch

Death Spiral

In trying to save Egypt, the military and the Brotherhood may end up destroying it.

Ned Parker |

Dispatch

'What Happened Today Was a War Crime'

In the wake of the massacre at the Islamist sit-in, supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy count their dead and prepare for the next round of violence.

Sophia Jones |

Dispatch

Egypt's Perfect Storm

A power-hungry general, defiant Islamists, and massive protests have set the stage for a showdown in Cairo.

Sophia Jones |

Christian Caryl

The Alchemy of Protest

When do mass political demonstrations work?

Christian Caryl |

Argument

From Turkey to Egypt: The Army Is Not a Solution

Why Turkey's experience of military rule does not offer a hopeful precedent for Egypt.

Ihsan Dagi |

Dispatch

Death on the Nile

In a small Egyptian town, a corpse washes ashore. And then things get really ugly.

Ned Parker |

Marc Lynch

As Good As It Gets

Why Washington's policy toward Cairo is pretty spot on (except for a few things).

Marc Lynch |

Argument

Strangling Hamas

With Middle East peace talks coming and the Muslim Brotherhood on the rocks, now’s the time to bankrupt Gaza’s Islamists.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Terms of Engagement

The Technocrats and Tahrir

Egypt's new rulers have $12 billion to spend. Can they make enough economic progress to stave off disaster?

James Traub |

Argument

Headed South

Why Egypt could turn out looking like Sudan. And that's not good news.

Andrew C. Miller |

Argument

Flash Point in the Eastern Mediterranean

Will conflict in the Middle East trigger the next great power war?

James Stavridis |

Argument

How Morsy Could Have Saved Himself

To avoid defeat, try magnanimity in victory.

Tarek Masoud |