Egypt

Argument

Rowdies with a Cause

How a bunch of soccer fans became the Muslim Brotherhood’s worst nightmare.

Sulome Anderson |

Reality Check

The Peace Processor

An interview with Palestinian negotiator-in-chief Saeb Erekat.

Aaron David Miller |

Reality Check

Second Time's the Charm?

Congratulations, John Kerry. You own the peace process now. Here's how not to screw it up.

Aaron David Miller |

Marc Lynch

The Egyptian Treadmill

Why Washington isn’t panicking about Egypt’s latest crisis.

Marc Lynch |

Christian Caryl

The First Lab Results Are In

Democracy Lab is celebrating its first anniversary. Here are some of the things we've learned over the past year -- and where we're headed in year two.

Christian Caryl |

Dispatch

The Republic of Port Said

An insurrection along the Suez Canal represents the greatest threat yet to the Muslim Brotherhood's rule in Egypt.

Evan C. Hill |

Think Again

Think Again: The Muslim Brotherhood

How did so many Western analysts get Egypt's Islamist movement so wrong?

Eric Trager |

Argument

The Revolution Continues

Egypt is witnessing the slow-motion collapse of a stagnant and brutal political order.

Charles Holmes |

Dispatch

The Egyptian Revolution Through Mubarak's Eyes

Insider accounts are shedding new light on the 18 days that brought down a pharaoh.

David Kenner |

The List

Over the Horizon

Five unlikely but extremely destabilizing global crises that Obama must prepare for now.

Martin Indyk |

Reality Check

The Three-State Solution

Are we witnessing a historic shift toward Palestinian unity? Don't bet on it.

Aaron David Miller |

The List

The Global Races to Watch Next Year

Eight elections that could change the world in 2013.

Ty McCormick |

Argument

The Year the Arab Spring Went Bad

Hopes for a democratic Middle East have faltered amid sectarian animosities and ideological divisions. Did it have to be this way?

F. Gregory Gause, III |

Daniel Altman

9 Stories That Will Move Markets in 2013

From the U.S. deficit to Mideast turmoil, the issues that could have the biggest impact on the global economy in the coming year.

Daniel Altman |

Terms of Engagement

Hope Against Hope

A look back at what I've gotten wrong, and why I'm (mostly) not sorry.

James Traub |

Christian Caryl

Nothing Is Written

The triumph of democracy isn't inevitable. It has to be fought for.

Christian Caryl |

Interview

'These Guys Are Thugs'

Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei speaks exclusively to Foreign Policy on the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's political crisis.

David Kenner |

Dispatch

Keeping the Light On

Celebrating Hannukah with the last Jews in Egypt.

Ben Gittleson |

Dispatch

Beating the Brotherhood

Egypt's long-suffering opposition is fighting back against the Islamist government. But can they get their act together in time?

Evan Hill |

Argument

The Brothers and the Gulf

Why the Muslim Brotherhood has Gulf leaders worried -- now more than ever.

Sultan Al Qassemi |

David Rothkopf

The Fierce Urgency of Now

The case for short-term thinking.

David Rothkopf |

Argument

Keeping the Flame Alive

This Hanukkah, Israel doesn't have to worry about running out of oil.

Frank Jacobs |

Argument

Egypt's Economy: The Downside to Growth

Mubarak may be gone, but his economic policies still haunt Egyptians.

Magda Kandil |

Argument

Is There an Egyptian Nation?

The current protests aren't about the President Mohamed Morsi's power grab -- this fight is over something far more basic.

Shadi Hamid |

Argument

Mubarak with a Beard?

The United States needs to tell Egypt's new president that there's no going back to the old, bad ways.

Michael Wahid Hanna |

Dispatch

There's a New Caliph in Town

The Muslim Brotherhood sees a conspiracy to oust it from power around every corner, and it’s prepared to strike preemptively against its enemies -- both real and imagined.

Evan Hill |

Argument

Overdone Turkey

The hype about Ankara as a regional leader is way overblown.

Steven A. Cook |

Argument

The Re-Pivot

Forget Asia. It's time for Obama to put his focus back on the Middle East.

Martin Indyk |

Argument

Still Think Middle East Peace Doesn't Matter?

Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.

Steven A. Cook |