The Monkey Cage: Egypt

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 04/04/2014

What is the Egyptian anti-coup movement protesting for?

Neither religious fanatics nor Morsi devotees: Protesters are now mobilizing against repression

By Neil Ketchley and Michael Biggs  |  12:40 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Coup, Egypt, Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Why do Egyptian courts say the darndest things?

The question isn’t whether the Egyptian judiciary is independent. The real problem goes deeper.

By Nathan J. Brown  |  06:57 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Judiciary

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 02/14/2014

How social media spreads protest tactics from Ukraine to Egypt

You can learn a lot of things on YouTube, including how to defend your square against the police.

By Neil Ketchley  |  09:28 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, learning, Protest

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 01/23/2014

How repressing the Brotherhood could have unintended consequences in Egypt

The military-led government’s choice to repress the Muslim Brotherhood could actually boost support in the country for Islamism.

By Elizabeth Nugent  |  03:00 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comparative Politics, Constitution, Egypt

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Why Egypt’s new constitution may not turn out as badly as you think

Constitutions are often written under authoritarianism, and many democracies that inherit these charters fare better than you may think.

By Michael Albertus and Victor Menaldo  |  03:27 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 10/12/2013

The logic of partially suspending aid to Egypt

President Obama is doing the right thing, despite the criticism he is receiving from all sides over the decision.

By Sharanbir Grewal  |  09:35 AM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt