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Several Arab governments, specifically in the Gulf, are having a tough time dealing with the results of the American presidential elections as their favored candidate, Donald Trump, lost to Joe Biden, whose policies are expected to be more critical towards them.
Those in the Egyptian opposition seem optimistic about Joe Biden’s electoral victory over Donald Trump, who has been accused of turning a blind eye to “dictators” in the region.  This poses questions about how serious Biden is about adopting a new policy that includes putting a limit on the regime...
Egyptians have been following the American elections this year with unprecedented interest.  Some of them are against Donald Trump since he declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel and moved the American embassy there.  Others are against Joe Biden because they believe that he will impose the...
The following text contains sensitive information and highlights various concerns from an Egyptian ambassador regarding foreign influence on political and environmental decisions and movements in Egypt.
Throughout his life, AWR friend Henk Glimmerveen (1923-2020) showed that engaged citizens can make a difference.
In this op-ed, the author analyzes two important facets of the United States’ assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad.  First, he looks at the figure of Soleimani as not only a skilled, interpersonal general but also the power he had within the Iranian regime and his future...
The policies pursued by former US President Barack Obama from January 2009 to February 2013 have caused civil unrest in the Arab world, said “Mantho Vadom” [Mānthū Fādūm], a researcher on Islamic organizations at the Center for “United West” Studies.
Shimrit Meir, an Israeli Orientalist said that "American efforts to declare the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization require us to always remember that this group is the grandfather and grandmother of al-Qāʿidah and ISIS. It is an organization that gave birth to Muḥammad Mursī, the...
President Donald Trump who considers President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī “a friend”, posted on Twitter that he is certain that al-Sīsī will “move his country into a more inclusive future” after the opening of the cathedral in the new Administrative Capital of Cairo. His Minister of Foreign Affairs,...
Last Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Egypt.  In addition to meeting with President al-Sīsī and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sāmiḥ Shukrī, Pompeo delivered a speech at the American University in Cairo.  The stage was set for the successful visit by a tweet from President Trump...

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