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Personal rivalries among top politicians can explain the current shape of French politics, writes Tewfick Aclimandos

French President Emmanuel Macron has recovered his self-confidence, but this may not be enough to tackle the French malaise

Being largely irrelevant to European trade did not mean being unknown, as a new history of the Saudi city of Jeddah reveals

The international media coverage of Egypt is often blatantly unfair, explaining why many are often right to lose their patience with it

Western intellectual views of Egyptian society can only really be understood by looking at what took place in Europe in the 1970s and 1980s

Why do so many Westerners so doggedly misunderstand what is at stake in contemporary Egypt

How far should the US go in trying to preserve good relations with Turkey

The generally accepted understanding of the relationship between the civilian head of government and the military may be deeply flawed

The memoirs of former politicians can make fascinating reading

The Egyptian middle classes are under severe pressure, with neoliberal economic policies meaning they have to pay more for goods and services and their purchasing power being in sharp decline

What do accounts by journalists close to the state have to say about the course of the 25 January Revolution

Did the United States bring about the collapse of the former Mubarak regime by encouraging the political ambitions of the Muslim Brotherhood

What best explains the events of the 25 January Revolution

Has the US benefited from China’s rise and could it have acted to stop it

Foreign policy experts are largely hostile to Trump’s decision to terminate waivers on sanctions against Iran. Their fears might be well-founded, but it could also be a gamble that works

Tewfick Aclimandos explains the background to Trump’s decision on the Iran nuclear deal

Does French President Emmanuel Macron really have much in common with US President Donald Trump

What best explains US President Donald Trump’s contradictory messages on the Syrian crisis, culminating in his decision to bomb Syrian targets this week

Ingrained preconceptions in part explain the Western media’s failure to understand the Middle East

The middle classes have been crucial to the development of Egyptian society over recent decades, but they have been little studied and are often poorly understood

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