As the Egypt government continues its push towards economic recovery, the state’s most prevalent actor is unsurprisingly shoring up its domestic efforts.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister has visited Washington in order to pave the way for a healthy relationship with the incoming Trump administration.
Perhaps one of Egypt’s most organised informal networks is the Judges Club. What exactly is the club and what role do they play in Egypt?
With a rapidly forgiving policy towards Egypt’s fallen elite, the central question is to what extent the government may lead their reintegration.
The UAE’s changing role in the Yemen Civil War sheds light on elite decision making and regional policy.
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Egypt is experiencing new gas worries as Saudi Arabia reneges on its bilateral agreement.
Ahead of Iran’s 2017 elections, important reshuffling is taking place in the executive government.
With Presidential elections scheduled for next year, Ayatollah Khamenei’s Public disavowal of Ahmedinejad spells the end of his candidacy.
Egypt is adjusting to a period of austerity in order to rescue its economy from its steady decline.
The use of intimidation has increased during Sisi’s term. The reasons behind this have, in part, to do with the reallocation of resources amongst elites.
The IGA is pursuing a strategy of reconciliation with criminalised elites from the former regime in order to recoup parts of Egypt’s lost wealth. While this policy aligns with the country’s pressing fiscal needs, investors should pay attention to the effects that political rehabilitation may have on the workings of the deep state under President Sisi.