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After landmark parliamentary elections delivered a landslide victory to Islamists, Egypt’s transition is still very much in progress as the country’s diverse political forces and movements propose competing visions for the new constitution and economic system. With presidential elections looming in late May, the leading candidates are facing off on the campaign trail for control over the post-revolutionary Egypt.
This page features a compilation of events, media appearances, EgyptSource blog posts and analysis from Egyptian contributors, and other publications on Egypt.
- US Policy Toward Egypt Paved with Good Intentions - Michele Dunne (December 14, 2012)
- Morsi's Illusion of Compromise - Nancy Messieh (December 8, 2012)
- Morsi: Doomed to Repeat Mubarak's Mistakes - Nancy Messieh (December 6, 2012)
- Morsi Comes up Short - Tarek Radwan (December 5, 2012)
- Will Morsi's Push for a National Referendum Worsen the Judicial Crisis? - Nancy Messieh (December 1, 2012)
- Egypt's Economic Plan: Something Old, Something New - Mohsin Khan (November 30, 2012)
- Continued Contradictions in Egypt's Draft Constitution: A Preliminary Reading - Nancy Messieh (November 29, 2012)
- Two Wrongs Do Not Make a Democracy - Tarek Radwan (November 28, 2012)
- Morsi Tries with the Judiciary what he did to the SCAF - and Fails - Michele Dunne (November 27, 2012)
- Egypt's Morsi: Back Down or Crack Down? - Tarek Radwan (November 24, 2012)
- Egypt: Divided Into Two Camps - Nancy Messieh (November 23, 2012)
- Morsi Rewrites the Rules of the Game, Again - Tarek Radwan (November 22, 2012)
- Mohammed Mahmoud Street and Security Sector Reform Remains on Backburner - Tarek Radwan (November 19, 2012)
- Will the Asiut Train Crash Galvanize Morsi's Government Into Action? - Nancy Messieh (November 19, 2012)
- NGO Initiative Claims to Criminalize Domestic Violence in Egypt (Video) - Nancy Messieh (November 1, 2012)
- When Will Egypt Sign a Program with the IMF? - Mohsin Khan and Svetlana Milbert (October 31, 2012)
- Dismissals and Convictions Plague Egyptian Media - Nancy Messieh (October 24, 2012)
- MorsiMeter Breaks Down the President's Performance - Nancy Messieh (October 19, 2012)
- Egypt's Return of the Judiciary - Tarek Radwan (October 18, 2012)
- Economic Policies in Egypt: Populism or Reforms? - Mohsin Khan and Svetlana Milbert (October 10, 2012)
- Lagarde to Visit Egypt: Is an IMF Program in the Offing? - Mohsin Khan (August 15, 2012)
- Egypt's Sinai Problem Long Predates Morsi - Michele Dunne (August 10, 2012)
- Perception vs. Reality: US Needs to Deliver for Egypt - Danya Greenfield (July 11, 2012)
- Managing the US Relationship with Egypt - Michele Dunne (July 2, 2012)
- Egypt's Constitutional Chaos - Mara Revkin and Yussef Auf (June 14, 2012)
- Beyond the Ballot Box: Egypt's Constitutional Challenge - Mara Revkin and Yussef Auf (June 12, 2012)
- Egypt's Prospects for Democracy - Michele Dunne (June 1, 2012)
- Making a Mistake with Egypt - Michele Dunne (March 23, 2012)
- Can Egypt Avoid Pakistan's Fate? - Michele Dunne and Shuja Nawaz (February 6, 2012)
- Working Group Letter to Secretary Clinton Calls for Suspending Military Assistance to Egypt - Michele Dunne and Robert Kagan (January 3, 2012)
- Has Egypt's Revolution Left Women Behind? - Mara Revkin (December 8, 2011)
- A US-EU Action Plan for Supporting Democratization: Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia - Danya Greenfield (November 21, 2011)
- Egypt's Imperiled Transition: Pakistan on the Nile?
- Michele Dunne (November 14, 2011)
- Egypt’s Democratic Transition: Five Important Myths about the Economy and International Assistance - (July 21, 2011)
- Economic Policies in Egypt: Populism or Reforms? - October 24, 2012
- Parliament Remade: Egypt's Shifting Political Forces - October 1, 2012
- Is Egypt's Transition on or Off the Rails? - June 21, 2012
- Assessing Egypt's Presidential Election - May 29, 2012
- Egypt's Transition: Military Rule, Human Rights Challenges, and US Policy Choices - March 28, 2012
- Roundtable on Economic Conditions in Transitioning Countries and US Trade and Investment Initiatives - March 2, 2012
- Military Assistance and Transatlantic Cooperation in North Africa: Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt - February 17, 2012
- Michele Dunne Testifies on Egypt’s Deteriorating Economy - February 15, 2012
- Egypt: What Does an Islamist Majority in Parliament Mean for the Transition? - January 17, 2012
- Discussion on Egypt with Bahey El Din Hassan - December 2, 2011
- Dispatch from Port Said: An Observer’s Perspective on Egypt’s Pivotal Elections - November 30, 2011
- Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections: Expectations and Challenges - November 15, 2011
- Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East Launches New Egypt Resources - November 15, 2011
- Discussion of Egyptian Economy with Magda Kandil
- November 10, 2011
- "Egypt's Democratic Transition" Launch - July 22, 2011
- In Egypt, hopes of true revolution fade (Michele Dunne - USA TODAY) - February 21, 2012
- Charges Against American Backed NGOs Threaten American Egypt Relations (Mara Revkin - International Business Times) - February 7, 2012
- Tahrir Square: Whose Revolution? (Mara Revkin - Huffington Post) - February 2, 2012
- The Brotherhood’s media blitz (Mara Revkin - NOW Lebanon) - January 25, 2012
- In Cairo, Women Protest Recent Crackdowns (Michele Dunne - National Public Radio) - December 20, 2011
- Women lose out whenever religiously dominated parties rule (Mara Revkin - Scripps News) - December 14, 2011
- Egypt Elections Paint Complicated Picture for Obama Administration (Michele Dunne - International Business Times) - December 1, 2011
- Egyptian Economy Is at Stake in Polls (Michele Dunne - Wall Street Journal) - November 28, 2011
- Michele Dunne on NPR: The Impact of Recent Egypt Protests on US Relations - November 22, 2011
- Crackdown in Cairo, Excuses in Washington (Michele Dunne - Salon)
- November 18, 2011
- For Arab Nations In Transition, U.S. Emphasizes Trade (Michele Dunne - National Public Radio) - November 16, 2011
- Michele Dunne Testifies on Sectarian Violence and Democracy in Egypt - November 15, 2011
- U.S. And Egypt Scrap Major Military Drill For This Year (Michele Dunne - Reuters) - August 17, 2011
The Center's blog EgyptSource follows Egypt’s transition and provides a platform for Egyptian perspectives on economic, political, legal, religious and human rights issues in the post-Mubarak era.
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