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 2013

The Trail of Chelsea Manning, Alexa O'Brien

Stumbling to Tehran, Danny Postel

Diary of a BDS Activist, Aaron T. Rose

The Dispensable Nation, Jennifer Rowland

Atoms for Peace, Muhammad Sahimi

Pipeline Politics, Reza Sanati

Back from the Brink, Tarek Selim

Oriental Hall, Etc 9, Nadeen Shaker

Nuclear Narratives, Jonas Siegel and Saranaz Barforoush

The Arab Housing Paradox, David Sims

House of Injustice, Abdulkarim Soroush

A Garden in Cairo, Maher Stino

Quest for a New Utopia, Anthony M. Townsend

Iranians in Texas, Chris Ulack

Engaging the Haitian Diaspora, Tatiana Wah

Live, from Beijing!, Ying Zhu

Submissions from 2012

Understanding SCAF, Zeinab Abul-Magd

The Turkish Model, Mustafa Akyol

The New Lineup, Rania Al Malky

The Old Guard, Abdel Monem Said Aly

Test of Faith, Febe Armanios

Anakara Looks East, Asil Aydintasbas

Islamophobes, Moustafa Bayoumi

India's Nuclear Power Problem, Monamie Bhadra

Graffiti Nation, Erin Biel

The Guerilla Cartoonist Rio, Erin Biel

Egypt's Women, Gro Brundtland

Drone Wars, Micheal Burnam-Fink

Democracy is Inevitable, Jimmy Carter

View from Washington, Steven A. Cook

Knowledge Without Borders, Micheal M. Crow and William B. Dabars

Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire, Matthew Duss

Reading the Arab Revolts, Issander El Amrani

Quest for Water, Farouk El-Baz

Completing the Revolution, Mohamed A. El-Erian

Speak, O Egyptians, Lara El-Gibaly

Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Khaled Elgindy

Islamism Now, Ibrahim El-Houdaiby

A Women's Place, Maha El-Kady

Egypt's Political Transition, Maha El-Kady

Road Rage, Mohamed Elshahed

Fighting Censorship, Ahmed Aboul Enein

Drafting Constitutions, Khaled Fahmy

Egypt in the World, Nabil Fahmy

Nile View: Science and Responsibility, Nabil Fahmy

Remembering Medhat, Nabil Fahmy

The Fruit of Revolution, Nabil Fahmy

New Orleans, Marching On, Anne Gisleson

Policy Makers Versus People, Gary M. Grossman and Netra Chhetri

To Think, To Write, To Publish, David Guston, Gwen Ottinger, and Lee Gutkind