Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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“Governor Hisham Ramez, …, told Egyptian daily Al-Youm Al-Sabea that Egypt will repay $3.9 billion of its foreign debt in 2014, with $2.5 billion going to Qatar and $1.4 to the Paris Club, as scheduled. By early December, Egypt returned … Continue reading
Egypt relies on Gulf aid for economy: Then What? (http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/egypt-relies-gulf-aid-economy-then-what) “Supported by the Gulf aid pledges, the government announced a LE22.3 billion ($3.2 billion) stimulus package in August. It later increased it by a third to LE29.6 billion and plans … Continue reading
Syria and the Arab Spring: The Evolution of the Conflict and the Role of the Domestic and External Factors
The Syrian uprising passed its one year mark with the Ba’th regime still in power. Since the beginning of the uprising, however, peaceful protests have declined and have been replaced by armed struggle. What were the factors that determined the … Continue reading