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Collusion to Crackdown: Islamist-Military Relations in Egypt

Collusion to Crackdown: Islamist-Military Relations in Egypt
Source: Brookings Institution

Nearly two years after ousting President Muhammad Morsi, Egypt’s military continues to crack down on the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Country Analysis Brief: Egypt

Country Analysis Brief: Egypt
Source: Energy Information Administration

Analysis – Energy Sector Highlights

  • Egypt is the largest non-OPEC oil producer in Africa and the second-largest dry natural gas producer on the continent.
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Energy

Roundup of Recent Congressional Research Service Reports on the Middle East

Roundup of Recent Congressional Research Service Reports on the Middle East (PDFs)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)

Government And Politics

The Dead Hand of Socialism: State Ownership in the Arab World

The Dead Hand of Socialism: State Ownership in the Arab World
Source: Cato Institute

Extensive government ownership in the economy is a source of inefficiency and a barrier to economic development.

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Business And Economics

Country Analysis Brief: Egypt

Country Analysis Brief: Egypt
Source: Energy Information Administration

Egypt is the largest oil producer in Africa outside of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the second-largest natural gas producer on the continent, behind Algeria.

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Energy

Middle East Transitions: A Long, Hard Road

Middle East Transitions: A Long, Hard Road
Source: International Monetary Fund

Since the onset of the Arab Spring, economic uncertainty in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen (Arab Countries in Transition, ACTs) has slowed already sluggish growth; worsened unemployment, particularly of youth; undermined business confidence, affected tourist arrivals, and depressed domestic and foreign direct investment.

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Business And Economics

The Egyptian Counterrevolution Will Not Be Televised

Roger’s note: the Egyptian “elected” dictator, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, attended training sessions in the UK and the USA.  He is no doubt an “asset” of these two powerful paragons of Western democracy.  932 more words

Roger Hollander