The Cairo Review of Global Affairs

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs is the quarterly journal of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) at American University in Cairo (AUC). It is a focal point for policymakers, officials, academics, experts, journalists, students, and others in the Middle East region who follow global affairs. It is also a platform that gives perspectives from the region a voice in international policy conversations and debates.

The Cairo Review strives to be the premier global affairs and public policy journal in the Middle East. In print and online, it seeks to take its place among leading international journals distinguished by its Middle East accent. To that end, the Cairo Review aims to be a media organization from the region that maintains the highest professional standards and recruits top-notch writers to contribute to its vision.

  • Managing Editors: Firas Al-Atraqchi, Karim Haggag
  • Senior Editor: Nadeen Shaker
  • Deputy Senior Editors: Leslie Cohen, Omar Auf
  • Associate Editor: Dania El Akkawi
  • Assistant Editors: Farah Bassyouni, Jamie Ruchser


Submissions from 2014

Road to Gandamak, William Dalrymple

Brazilian Triumphs, Jerry Davila

FIFA Rules, Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda and Jimmy Medeiros

Among the Ruins, Frederick Deknatel

The True American, Matthew Duss

Back to the Future, Laila El Baradei

Nile View: Managing Egypt, Laila El Baradei

The Government and the Ostrich, Laila El Baradei

Theory Y and Egypt's Bureaucracy, Laila El Baradei

Through a Hole in the Wall, Dorinda Elliott

Oriental Hall, Etc 13, Anny Gaul and Rozina Ali

The Tunisian Experience, Rachid Ghannouchi

What Went Wrong, Edward Girardet

The Man Behind "Unmanned", Robert Greenwald

Comic Relief, Jonathan Guyer

Why Syria Matters, Nader Hashemi

The Taliban Question, Zahid Hussain

The Art Effect, David Joselit

Arabs, Engage!, Rami G. Khouri

Scramble for Iraq, Nabeel Khoury

A New Palestinian Strategy, Daoud Kuttab

Afghanistan Since 1700, Fritz Lodge

Brazil on the World's Stage, Scott MacLeod

Foreign Policy Mess, Scott MacLeod

Shooting for a Century, Fawzia Mahmood

Protests, Protests, Everywhere, Joao Marcelo Ehlert Maia

A Disconnected Middle East, James Manyika and Susan Lund

The Son Also Rises, Sophie McBain

Smile, You're in Rio, Julia Micheals

Collapsing Certainties, Partha Mitter

After the Iran Nuclear Deal, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

The Call of Pluralism, Marwan Muasher

New Threat to Afghan Women, Manizha Naderi

Concept Pop, Ganzeer NA

Letter from Brazil, Filipe Nasser

Eyeing the Generals, Shuja Nawaz

Boom or Bust, Joao Augusto de Castro Neves

Images from a Land at War, Robert Nickelsberg

Tray of Candies, Qais Akbar Omar

Egyptian Dreams, Tarek Osman

Syrian Civil War, Thomas Plofchan

Rise of the South, Vijay Prashad

Revolution to Revolution, Nadia Radwan

Age of Darkness, Jonathan Randal and Scott MacLeod

Tahrir Tech, Deena Refai

Oriental Hall, Etc 11, Deena Refai and Rozina Ali

A Street Called mohammed Mahmoud, Amanda E. Rogers

An Egyptian in Space, Aaron T. Rose

Oriental Hall, Etc 14, Aaron T. Rose and Rozina Ali

From Syria to Sao Paulo, Monique Sochaczewski