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Stop Funding Sisi’s House of Cards: As the Egyptian president spends on projects of questionable value, the people are suffering

Against the backdrop of entirely preventable catastrophes, Egyptians—like many living in middle- and low-income countries around the world—are confronting a food crisis caused by forces beyond their own government’s control. They are also grappling with a financial crisis that is entirely of Sisi’s making

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Sisi’s Military Incursion: A general has been placed in Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court, perhaps subjugating the institution.

On a slow news day right before Eid al-Adha, a small item was inserted in Egyptian media outlets, each worded in exactly the same way (as so many news items are these days). It listed, by name, individuals who had been appointed to Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC). This was …

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When Biden met Sisi: The US soft spot for Egypt’s dictator

In November 2019, Joe Biden, then the Democratic presidential nominee, promised that Saudi Arabia would “pay the price” for the murder and dismemberment of American resident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He also said he would, in the event of his electoral victory, make Saudi Arabia a “pariah” state and not …

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