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Is Sisi pushing Egypt off a cliff?

21 June, 2017

Comment: Egyptians' anger is growing and if another wave of protest engulfs the country it will be more radical and destructive, and will challenge all state institutions, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

06 June, 2017

Comment: The roots of the counter-revolutionary movement go back to the first days of the Arab Spring, if not to decades of authoritarian regimes in the region, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

05 June, 2017

Comment: The roots of the counter-revolutionary movement go back to the first days of the Arab Spring, if not to decades of authoritarian regimes in the region, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Facing domestic turmoil, Trump seeks TLC from Gulf allies

19 May, 2017

Comment: In need of some positive media attention, warm diplomacy with allies, tough rhetoric on adversaries, and some lucrative economic and arms deals are on the agenda, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Compare and contrast: Hamas's old and new charters

07 May, 2017

Hamas presents its new charter, which is "more political, pragmatic, and international", writes Alaa Bayoumi

Five facts about Egypt's lack of security

20 April, 2017

Comment: Cairo is focused on crushing political dissent and lacks a strategy to deal with the real violence facing Egyptians, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

America's new pharaoh

10 April, 2017

Comment: The Trump-Sisi White House summit could have helped put Egypt on the path to political and economic reform. Instead, Cairo's anti-democratic police state was bolstered, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Arab Spring divisions dominate Arab League Summit

03 April, 2017

Comment Arab leaders are split over whether terrorism or democracy is the legacy of the Arab Spring, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Europe's unfortunate return to pragmatism over Egypt

28 March, 2017

Comment: Merkel's visit was just the latest to endorse the police state built by Sisi in exchange for help on curbing migration to Europe, writes Alaa Bayoumi

The economics behind Egypt's political unrest

28 February, 2017

Analysis: Egypt's economy is growing, but inequality is leaving millions trapped in poverty, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

When peaceful revolutions meet violent regimes

01 November, 2016

Comment: The Arab Spring can only be fully understood when we study how and why citizen uprisings were crushed by deep-seated power, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

The Saudi Egyptian divide runs deeper than Syria

21 October, 2016

Comment: What is behind the growing divide between long-term allies Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and what will this mean for foreign policy makers in an ever-more fragmented region?

Alaa Bayoumi
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