Fight Against Extremism

Talking Mideast Peace and Christianity, Egypt’s Sissi Makes Unprecedented Overture to U.S. Evangelicals

Talking Mideast Peace and Christianity, Egypt’s Sissi Makes Unprecedented Overture to U.S. Evangelicals

*This article was originally published on Haaretz.com, please see the original story here. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi met on Wednesday with a group of leading evangelical Christian activists from the United States at his office in Cairo, where they discussed the fight against ISIS, the prospects for peace between Israel and the Arab world […]

Egypt in the Headlines: 3 Recent Insights from Experts

Egypt in the Headlines: 3 Recent Insights from Experts

August heralds an exciting month for Egypt as the country moves forward to strengthen itself both internally and externally. Experts around the world have come to recognize the country’s steps towards fortifying its partnerships with other nations, improving investor confidence, and taking steps to achieve energy self-sufficiency. Below are some brief thoughts from experts who […]

What Egypt’s Efforts to Sow Religiou Unity Can Teach the World About Counter-Terrorism

What Egypt’s Efforts to Sow Religiou Unity Can Teach the World About Counter-Terrorism

Volunteers carry a body from the rubble of the St. Mark’s Orthodox Church bombing. It started last December: a sudden “strange” and “sad” foreboding that Doctor Nevin Adel Salama couldn’t quite pinpoint. She was in the prime of her life — 31 years old, beloved by her fellow church members, with a good job at a local […]

Statement from the Government of Egypt on the Palm Sunday Attacks

Statement from the Government of Egypt on the Palm Sunday Attacks

The Egyptian President, Abd El-fattah El-sisi, condemns the attack on the Church of Mar Gerges in Tanta, this morning. This attack comes at the time of Coptic celebrations of Palm Sunday, that special religious event for all Egyptians which fosters and spreads the message of love and peace. While President Abd El-fattah El-sisi offers condolences […]

What the World Needs to Know About the Muslim Brotherhood

What the World Needs to Know About the Muslim Brotherhood

24 dead. 49 injured. What the Muslim Brotherhood doesn’t want the West to know about the deadliest attack to shake Egypt in decades. It started as a “strange” and “sad” foreboding that Doctor Nevin Adel Salama couldn’t quite pinpoint. She was in the prime of her life — 31 years old[ii], beloved by her fellow church members, […]

How to Counter Extremism: Inside Egypt’s Frontline Fight Against Global Terrorism

How to Counter Extremism: Inside Egypt’s Frontline Fight Against Global Terrorism

After more than three decades of military-to-military and intelligence-to-intelligence cooperation with the United States, Egypt’s security forces are not only the largest in the Middle East, they’re among the most modern and formidable. But even with U.S. training and equipment, military might alone can’t defeat what is now a global network of terror cells and […]