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 Editor: Omar Auf
  • Associate Editor: Abigail Flynn
  • Contributing Editors: Sydney Wise, Leslie Cohen, Sean David Hobbs, Ariana Bennett


Submissions from 2015

The United States and Palestine, Rashid Khalidi

The Rise of the Islamic State, Nabeel Khoury

Greek Debt, German Hubris, Stelios Kouloglou

The Marvel of Banh Mi, Andrew Lam

Dining with Darius, Rachel Laudan

U.S. and Iran: Overcoming a Hard Legacy, John Limbert

After the Fall of Saigon, Ngo Vinh Long

All-American Sheikh, Scott MacLeod

Arab Peacemaker, Scott MacLeod

The Artist of French Cooking, Scott MacLeod

The Obesity Crisis, James Manyika and Richard Dobbs

Ending the Iranian-Saudi Cold War, Reza Marashi

Fields of Blood, Sophie McBain

Constitutional Stories, Aaron Mills

Why Human Rights is Good Business in Post-Deal Iran, Gissou Nia

Sustaining Our Farmers, Kanayo F. Nwanze

Failings of Political Islam, Tarek Osman

Tehran's Post-Deal Dilemma, Tarek Osman

World Order, Tarek Osman

Egypt's Leaderless Revolution, David B. Ottaway and Marina Ottaway

Egyptian Reporters Reloaded, Amir Hussein Radjy

Archives Diplomatique, Amir Hussien Radjy

Oriental Hall, Etc 16, Owain Richards

A Century After Sykes-Picot, Eugene Rogan

America's Middle East Challenge, Mehrdad Saberi and Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Tests for Egyptian Journalists, Naomi Sakr

Answering the Call, Samer S. Shehata

Dangerous Occupation, Joel Simon

Bram Fischer's Legacy, Nicholas Stadlen Sir

The Problem with Radicalism, Omer Taspinar

#BlackLivesMatter, Charles Williams II Reverend

Submissions from 2014

Architecture for All, Fernanda Uro Aboites

Desert Flowering, Fernanda Uro Aboites and Rozina Ali

Oriental Hall, Etc 12, Rozina Ali

Reimagining Limits, Rozina Ali

The Struggle for Iraq's Future, Rozina Ali

The United States in Afghanistan, Rozina Ali

Tunisia's Political Transition, Rozina Ali

Compromise in Kabul, Thomas Barfield

Tehran Bazaar, Joobin Bekhrad

By All Means Necessary, Neil Bhatiya

Transnational Climate Change Governance, Neil Bhatiya

Itamaraty's Mission, Guilherme Casaroes

How to Host a World Cup, Scarlett Cornelissen

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