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 2018

Energy is America's New Power, Neil Bhatiya

Moscow's Middle Eastern Messianism, Elizabeth Bishop

In Pursuit of a Grand Strategy, Frederic Charillon

Lebanon's Black Sheep, Leslie Cohen

Oriental Hall, Etc 26, Leslie Cohen

A Long View of the Middle East, Leslie Cohen and Sean David Hobbs

"We Want to See Real Results", Leslie Cohen and Sean David Hobbs

Loose Ends of a Deal, Pinar Dost

What Tech Can Do for Arab Women, Ahmed El-Alfi and Iris Boutros

2030 Agenda: Prerequisites for Success in Africa, Laila El Baradei

Are Egyptian Women Empowered?, Laila El Baradei

Egypt's Shifting Foreign Policy Priorities, Alaa Elhadidi

Creators Meet Censors, Joseph Fahim

Delusions of a Deal, Nabil Fahmy

Is a Nuclearized Middle East Inevitable?, Nabil Fahmy

Perceptions from Abroad, Nabil Fahmy

Time for a New World Order, Nabil Fahmy

A New Kingdom of Saud?, Adel Abdel Ghafar

Building Fortress Europe, Parastou Hassouri

A Divided America, Erin Hayes

Trump's Dangerous Gamble, Peter Jones

The Middle East According to Egypt, Mohamed Kamal

In a Storm of Not of their Making, Omer Karasapan

India's Teflon Man, Micheal Kugelman

Death of the Blogosphere, Elizabeth Lepro

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly?, Elizabeth Lepro

The Choice for the West: Focus or Strategic Failure, Daniel Levy

Russia's New Energy Gamble, Bruno Macaes

ASEAN: An Unexpected Success Story, Kishore Mahbubani and Kristen Tang

Flawed Diplomacy in Libya, Elissa Miller and Karim Mezran

Iranian Women, Work, and the Gender Regime, Valentine M. Moghadam

Empowering Yemen's Displaced Women, Ghaidaa Motahar

The Widening Saudi-Iran Divide, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Patrons of Peace and Conflict, Nanjala Nyabola

Freedom without Permission, Holly Oberle

Beating Hepatitis C, Zander Pellegrino

In the Leopard's Footprints, Marco Pinfari

Chilren and Family Terrorism, Kumar Ramakrishna

Saudi, Inc, Matthew Reed

Daughter of the Nile, Nadeen Shaker

Sixty Years of Egyptian Politics: What Has Changed?, Dina Shehata

Russia's Sharp Turns, Dmitry Shlapentokh

A Compact for Syrian Refugee Women?, Bethan Staton

The Lam-Alif Artist, Jessie Steinhauer

Pains and Dreams on the Silk Road, Degang Sun

Egypt Re-Energized: An Industry Report, Dianne Sutherland

A Dangerous Coin Toss, Marley Dizney Swanson

India's Multipolar Commitment, Kabir Taneja

Erdogan's Achilles Heel, Gonul Tol

Oriental Hall, Etc 27, Roxanne Brook Vigil