Delaying or canceling U.S. sales of the F-16s, tanks, and Apaches would have little impact on Egypt’s security because “the Egyptian military doesn’t face an external threat,” Martini said in an interview. Most of the weapons are “more about prestige
An Egyptian court ruling has raised the prospect of freedom for deposed military strongman Hosni Mubarak, while the United States questioned Egypt's account of the deaths of dozens of Islamist detainees and called the incident "suspicious."
God damn all those who have put us in this situation, the Muslim Brotherhood, the military, the interim useless government.
Fresh off of yesterday’s massacre of at least 700 people and the wounding of over 4,000 others, according to what is likely a low-ball official toll, Egypt’s military junta is loudly defending its crackdown, with Ambassador Ashraf Elkholy insisting t
The last time there were two aircraft carriers and one more more amphibious groups in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (i.e., the Middle-East), an Israeli invasion of Iran seemed imminent.
This is the horrifying moment an armoured police vehicle was pushed off a bridge by Egyptian protestors in a day of violence which left at least 343 people dead.
Egypt is bracing for more violence after the Muslim Brotherhood called for nationwide marches after Friday prayers and a "day of rage" to denounce this week's unprecedented bloodshed in the security forces' assault on the supporters of the country's
The Center for Security Policy's Dave Reaboi spent some time with Professor Barry Rubin of the GLORIA Center in Israel. Prof. Rubin is one of the world's foremost experts on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and in the Arab world. He's the author of
CAIRO – Egypt’s capital descended into a chaotic bloodbath Wednesday after security forces moved in on protest camps set up by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, sparking deadly violence.
The real reason why America sends so much military equipment to Egypt may have more to do with American industry than geopolitical demand.
Egypt's military-backed government on Tuesday harshly rejected statements by visiting U.S. Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, who called the military's month-old takeover of power as a "coup."
Egypt is a disaster veering toward catastrophe. The Obama administration’s decision to ignore the law by continuing U.S. assistance is making the situation worse. Indeed, the administration’s main achievement has been to make America the target of bo
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) plans to propose an amendment to a transportation and housing spending bill that would use $1.5 billion in foreign aid originally allocated to Egypt for domestic infrastructure projects.
Egypt's interior minister pledged to deal decisively with any attempts to destabilize the country as the death toll in weekend clashes between Morsi's Islamist backers and security forces near one of those sit-ins reached 72,
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are reeling from another devastating blockade but this time they are blaming Egypt, the neighboring Arab power they once hoped would end their isolation, rather than their old foe Israel.
The Obama administration has engaged in astounding linguistic jiu-jitsu to avoid calling the Egyptian military’s ouster of President Mohamed Morsi what it most obviously is: a coup. The president refuses to dub Morsi’s overthrow a coup because doing
Ghada Talhami (emeritus professor of politics at Lake Forest University - Chicago) provides an update on Cairo and the uprisings in Egypt
The appointment of el Beblawi appears to indicate that the interim government is turning one eye to Egypt's pressing economic problems.
Tensions remain high in Cairo after the shooting of dozens of supporters of ousted president...
At least 42 people were killed on Monday when Islamist demonstrators enraged by the military overthrow of Egypt's elected President Mohamed Mursi said the army opened fire during morning prayers at the Cairo barracks where he is held.
In late June, large scale protests erupted in Egypt, as protesters demanded Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi restructure his cabinet and call early elections. On July 1, CNN reported one supporter said, "the president is staying. We believe in democ