In this issue of Middle East Crossroads, Dr. Michael Barak analyzes the role that al-Azhar has played in shaping the religious-political discourse in Egypt, post-Arab Spring. In Hebrew.
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Senior Research Fellow Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman analyzes the complicated Israel-Egyptian relationship, and argues that it remains "solid, if not particularly warm."
MDC Researcher Dr. Michael Barak analyzes the interference of the current Egyptian government in the recent elections for the Egyptian Students' Union.
In the aftermath of the ousting of President Mohamed Morsi, the military-backed Egyptian interim government has used propaganda and has promoted a certain representation of the past to achieve its political agenda of building legitimacy and consolidating power in a postrevolutionary state.
On 16 November 2015, the Moshe Dayan Center (MDC) held an event, “Ali Salem: The Egyptian Intellectual, Playwright, and Journalist: Man of Truth, Freedom, and Peace”, in memory of the late Ali Salem. Organized by MDC Research Fellow Dr. Mira Tzoreff, the event included a series of lectures and discussions on the Egyptian-Israeli political relationship as well as on domestic issues for Egyptian intellectuals..
MDC Junior Researcher Joyce van de Bildt analyzes the recent parliamentary elections held in Egypt, which were the first held since the ouster of Mohammed Morsi over two years ago.
In this edition of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Dr. Paul Rivlin analyzes the current economic situation of Egypt.
MDC Researcher Dr. Mira Tzoreff weighs the various economic and political challenges currently facing the al-Sisi government in Egypt.
Hosni Mubarak's legacy is generally considered to be one of economic growth, inequality in the distribution of income, political repression, and corruption. This description, although accurate, is too simple. Moshe Efrat reviews a number of significant social policy initiatives included in his legacy.
In the latest "Middle East Crossroads," Dr. Mira Tzoreff analyzes the challenges now facing Egyptian President Abd al-Fatah al Sisi in his first anniversary after taking office. In Hebrew.