From the Editors
Ramzi El Houry
A new, post-Mubarak Egypt has given both Egyptians and other Arabs alike, hope that Egypt can once again reclaim its role as the focal point from which Arab culture and politics emanate. The opening up of the Rafah border crossing into Gaza and the active promotion of a unity government in the Palestinian Territories are both indications that this is slowly happening. However, Egypt’s regional affiliation is not only with the Middle East, but extends towards its riparian ...Keep Reading »
Ramzi El Houry is currently a PhD candidate at the Environmental Policy Research Center (FFU) at the Freie University in Berlin, Germany. He has published several articles on water security for the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) Energy & Geopolitical Risk Section including “The Israeli-Palestinian Water Conflict” (September, 2010) and “Water Security in the GCC” (March 2011) and “The Jordan Red Sea Project” (February 2010). His doctorate research is an analysis of water security issues and policies in the Arab Gulf.