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The Battle Behind Campus Walls
Eric Knecht sheds light on the state’s response to student dissent on university campuses following Morsi’s ouster.
Sisi in the Hot Seat: Reading Between the Lines
Wael Eskandar analyzes al-Sisi’s first televised interview as a presidential candidate.
The Death Sentence: Consequences of Taking the Wrong Path [Part II]
Yussef Auf argues that the death sentences will deepen the public’s mistrust in state’s institutions.
Taking Sides in Egypt’s Troubled Revolution: But Which?
Haifaa G. Khalafallah says, “War rages on in Egypt: but it is not secular vs. religious, it is not a class or gender war…or even a war between different generations.”
Arab Spring Countries Need to Think Outside the Neoliberal Box
Liang Pan writes, “Arab countries should be wary of applying new neoliberal economic policies, since it may have been adherence to these policies that led to the conditions causing social unrest.”
Egypt’s Interest in Securing Sinai
John-Paul Rantac posits, “Egypt`s heavy-handed crackdown on the Sinai insurgency may need recalibration in order to gain the support of, rather than alienate, the indigenous Bedouin community.”
Egypt’s 2012 Presidential Candidates: Where Are They Now?
Sarah el-Sirgany writes on the status of Egypt’s 2012 presidential candidates.
Graffiti Artists Unite Against Egypt`s Presidential Hopeful Abdel Fatah al-Sisi
Partick Kingsley says, “Artists from Europe, the US and north Africa support their local counterparts with works critical of the former army chief.”
Egypt`s Repression of Free Speech Will Inevitably Fail
Wadah Khanfar says, “The relapse in the path towards democracy and free speech is merely a short-term hiccup that will not eliminate people`s desire for freedom, justice, and dignity.”
Sinai Trafficking Victims Face Hardship in Cairo as they Await Resettlement
Tom Dale focuses on “Eritrean torture survivors describe fight for survival in Egypt, where refugee groups struggle to cope with Syria crisis.”
Jail Sentences Re-Position Egyptian Football as Potential Protest Venue
James M. Dorsey argues that the state’s oppression of political opponents could “re-position football as a major platform of protest.”
In a League of His Own: Sisi is Not the Heir to Nasser’s Legacy
Rasheed Hammouda focuses on the political and economic differences between Nasser’s era and al-Sisi’s.
Egypt’s Natural Gas Quagmire
Isabel Esterman writes on a possible gas export deal from Israel to Egypt, and the energy crisis Egypt is withstanding.
Project Threatening Sharm Reefs Halted, For Now
Isabel Esterman writes, “Following a meeting with concerned Sharm el-Sheikh residents, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has halted work on a cliff restoration project until safety and environmental concerns are addressed.”
Tuk Tuks: Tottering through Regulations
Heba Afify focuses on the ramifications of banning informal transportation in Egypt.
Are the Arab Revolutions Dead Yet?
Fouad Halbouni responses to French philosopher Alain Badiou’s statements on the Arab uprisings.
After Morsi, Injustice Persists for Egypt’s Copts
Johannes Amin Makar argues Coptic Christians still suffer from discrimination following Morsi’ ouster.
Nour Youssef writes on the causes behind the energy crisis in Egypt.
Speak Softly and Carry Military Aid
Nour Bakr sheds light on the debate revolving around the controversial United States’ military aid to Egypt.
"You Can Watch the Circus from Your Couch"
Sheila Carapico interviews Wael Eskandar, in which he offers his perceptions on the current developments in Egypt.
Sisi’s Camouflage Campaign
Mahmoud Salem says, “Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the likely next president of Egypt, is campaigning by not campaigning.”
In Search of Security
Passant Rabie argues that assigning private security firms to maintain order is a way to absolve the state from any violations that may occur from the part of the security forces.
سماء سليمان: المرأة ليست مقاول أنفار
Samaa Sulaiman analyzes al-Sisi’s perspective on women.
عن الوصائية وإلغاء حق المواطن فى الاختيار
Amr Hamzawy writes on the ramifications of patriarchy on citizenship rights.
مراگز القوى الاقتصادية
Abdullah al-Sinawy focuses on the impact of the 1974 “economic opening” on politics and society in Egypt.
قراءة في أول مقابلة للسيسي بعد ترشحه
Majid Atif analyzes al-Sisi’s first televised interview as a presidential candidate.
لماذا لن أقاطع الانتخابات وسأنتخب الإصلاحي حمدين صباحي
Waseem Wagdy responds to the Revolutionary Socialists’ endorsement of Hamdeen Sabahi.
تحليل - السيسي يحارب الإسلاميين بالإسلام
Reuters posits that al-Sisi is fighting Islamists, namely the Muslim Brotherhood, with “moderate” Islam.
الملحدون في مصر.. نظرة على حياتهم
Anas Hamid sheds light on the social, political, and legal persecutions of atheism in Egypt.
سياحة ضريبية على شواطئ الكاريبي
Osama Diyab investigates the reasons why a small Caribbean Island is considered the sixth largest investor in Egypt.
مشاركة أم مقاطعة
Ammar Noah sheds light on the liberal Freedom Party’s endorsement of presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi.
١٩١٩ لأحمد مراد: قصة ثورة مبتورة
Amany Ali Shawki analyzes Ahmad Murad’s novel titled “1919.”
المرأة في السينما المصرية
Sameh Qasim sheds light on women’s role in Egyptian cinema.
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