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Walls Have Ears, but Digital Walls Have Ears and Eyes

Syrians used to say “walls have ears” to warn someone that they crossed a red line or to refer to the country’s security apparatus and its deployed informants, the “Mukhabarat.” In 2011, the same people broke the silence and fear...

Madeleine Hall

Madeleine Hall is currently an M.A. candidate at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. Prior to pursuing her master’s, Madeleine studied Arabic through the Critical Language Scholarship program in Ibri, Oman and the Boren Scholarship program in Amman, Jordan....

Layne Emery

Layne will be graduating from George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs with an M.A. in Middle East studies focused on U.S. foreign policy. She has conducted extensive field research on constitutional law, civil society, and the political economies...

الدولة والإسلاميون و«خانة الديانة»: ما الذي لا يريدونه أن يتغير

هذا المقال هو ترجمة لمقالتين تم نشرهما باللغة الإنجليزية. اضغط هنا لقراءة الجزء الأول، وهنا لقراءة الجزء الثاني. * * * * * في 8 أغسطس 2006 نظم المجلس القومي لحقوق الإنسان في مصر، ملتقى لمناقشة مقترح حذف خانة الديانة...

Omnibus Spending Bill Reflects Changes to U.S. Assistance to Egypt

On May 5, President Donald Trump signed the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill into law, legislating funding levels for U.S. government programs, including the State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) budget. After deliberations in the House of Representatives and Senate since the first...

Ahmed Helmy

Ahmed Helmy – احمد حلمي Rank: Major General Title: Deputy Interior Minister for Security (retired) Duties: Responsible for public safety (including police), travel, immigration, port security, and criminal investigation. Location: Cairo Prior Appointments: Head of Criminal Investigations in the Ministry of Interior Background...

Abdel-Fattah El Sisi

Abdel-Fattah El Sisi –  عبد الفتاح سعيد حسين خليل السيسي Rank: Field Marshal (ret.) Title: President of the Republic of Egypt Duties: Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Location: Cairo Prior Appointments: Minister of Defense and Military Production Commander of the Northern Military...

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