Egypt

The List

The World's Most Meddlesome Supreme Courts

The United States isn't the only country where judges aren't exactly above the political fray.

Katie Cella |

Argument

The Pharaoh's Legacy

As Hosni Mubarak lies on his deathbed, he leaves behind a broken Egypt.

Steven A. Cook |

Dispatch

Out with a Whimper

No matter who wins the presidential elections, Egypt's revolution is in trouble.

Ashraf Khalil |

Argument

The Five Stages of Egypt's Revolution

It matters little who wins the presidency this weekend -- a much bloodier uprising is inevitable.

Charles Holmes |

Argument

Egypt's Subsidy Blues

When Egypt's next rulers finally tackle urgently needed economic reform, they should look to an unlikely model: Iran.

Peter Passell |

Argument

Egypt's Constitutional Chaos

The process of drafting a new constitution is a train wreck. But there’s a way to get it back on track.

Mara Revkin |

Argument

It's Still Mubarak's Egypt

On the eve of a historic presidential election, one man's legacy still haunts the revolution.

Steven A. Cook |

Argument

The Revolution Will Be Minimized

The men and women who sparked the protests that toppled the Mubarak regime face a painful choice in the upcoming presidential election. But they still can make the best of a bad situation.

Bassem Sabry |

Argument

Brother Number One

Should Americans be worried about the man who might be Egypt's next president: the Muslim Brotherhood's curious second choice, Mohamed Morsi?

Shadi Hamid |

Slide Show

Egypt's Revolutionary Soul-Searching

Cairo's revolutionaries take to the streets during a chaotic weekend.

Slide Show |

Argument

Facebook's a Company. Get Over It.

Why is there so much glee over Mark Zuckerberg's IPO woes?

Emily Parker |

Slide Show

The World in Photos This Week

Egypt's first free election begins, NASA gets some commercial help, and Chen Guangcheng lands in New York.

Slide Show |

Slide Show

The Candidates

Exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos of the men who want to rule Egypt.

Kate Brooks |

Dispatch

Sleepless in Jerusalem

Egypt's presidential elections are keeping Israeli officials awake at night. Will their most important Arab friend soon be an enemy?

Oren Kessler |

Behind the Numbers

The Cairo Consensus

Will Egyptian voters cast their ballot against the United States and Israel?

Scott Clement |

Dispatch

Ask Me No Questions…

How come Egyptian polls are so useless?

Ashraf Khalil |

Profile

The Good Felool

If Amr Moussa wins Egypt's presidential election, is the revolution over?

David Kenner |

Argument

Vox Pop: Egyptians Prepare to Choose a President

Everyone's talking about Egypt's presidential election. But what do the voters think?

Magdy Samaan |

Argument

A Man for All Seasons

Egypt's presidential front-runner is a fascinating political chameleon. But does he have enough real support to win the upcoming election?

Shadi Hamid |

Argument

Brothers in Arms

Syrian dissidents are getting out of Damascus, but they can't escape their memories of torture.

Sophia Jones |

Interview

"Captains Stay with Their Crew"

Most of the Americans charged by Egypt in the NGO affair have since left the country. But one, Robert Becker, decided to stay and face the music.

Mohamed Fadel Fahmy |

Argument

Power Play

Egypt may think it struck a blow against Israel by canceling a gas deal between the two countries. But all it really did was shoot itself in the foot.

Robin M. Mills |

Argument

Debating the War on Women

In the May/June issue of Foreign Policy, Mona Eltahawy argues that the real war on women is in the Middle East. FP asked six smart observers to weigh in on Eltahawy's claim that many of the men of the Arab world hate women -- and the controversial cover image that accompanied it.

Allison Good |

The List

Sex and the Single Mullah

Islamic scholars are prepared to answer questions and issue fatwas on almost any realm of modern life. Sometimes, it can get a little kinky.

Joshua E. Keating |

Feature

The Most Powerful Women You've Never Heard Of

The Angela Merkels and Dilma Rousseffs get all the attention. But they're not the only female leaders running the world.

FP Staff |

Feature

Why Do They Hate Us?

The real war on women is in the Middle East.

Mona Eltahawy |

The List

The Heroines of the Arab World

Twelve women challenging their societies to change the status quo.

Allison Good |

Argument

Back to School

Egyptian and Tunisian classrooms learn to learn in a post-dictator era.

Ursula Lindsey |

Dispatch

Feminism, Brotherhood Style

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood have their own take on women's liberation.

Sarah A. Topol |

Interview

Epiphanies from Abdullah Gul

Turkey can be a democratic model for the Middle East, its president says.

Benjamin Pauker |