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

"Our niche is to focus on the most vulnerable and marginalized.", Roxanne Brook Vigil

Europe: In Search of a Role, Pierre Vimont

From Africa to Israel to Nowhere, Mike Wagenheim

Kirkuk's Oil Chessboard, Ellen R. Wald

An Overdue Reckoning, David Wearing

Submissions from 2017

Lord Balfour's Burden, Mahmoud Abbas

Extremisn Watch in Pakistan, Madiha Afzal

Saudi Arabia's Post-Oil Future, Hala Al-Dosari

Is There Hope for Iraq?, Muhammed H. Almaliky

A Century's Legacy of Conflict, Abdel Monem Said Aly

Israel as a Crossroads, Shlomo Ben Ami

Acts of Annihilation, Sareta Ashraph

The Case for Open Markets, Dany Bahar

A Director's Clash, Frank E. Bartscheck II

Climate Change Conundrum, Neil Bhatiya

Dangerous Years, Neil Bhatiya

The Unnatural World, Neil Bhatiya

Holding the Center, Tobias Bunde

Crisis of Confidence, Perry Cammack

Picking Up the Middle East Pieces, Perry Cammack

Trump versus Globalization, Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs and Gary Clyde Hufbauer

Scramble for Syria, Mohammad-Reza Djalili and Thierry Kellner

Caught in the Act, Hasan Dudar

Made in Palestine, Marda Dunsky

Palestine and the Law of Nations, Nabil Elaraby

The Battle for Antarctica, Sarah El-Shaarawi

The New Battle Over LGBTQ, Lillian Faderman

Palestine, an Arab Issue, Nabil Fahmy

The Challenge for Liberalism, Nabil Fahmy

Winds of Change, Nabil Fahmy

Story of an Egyptian Man, Farha Ghannam

Plight of an Arab Intellectual, Jonathan Guyer

Woes of the Arab Youth, Elena Habersky

Oriental Hall, Etc 25, Elena Habersky and Jessie Steinhauer

India's Dream Jobs, Faisal Hamid

Fury in the Philippines, Richard Javad Heydarian

Beyond "Land for Peace", Allison Hodgkins

Three New Trends in Iran's Politics, Shireen T. Hunter

Global Palestine, Nasser S. Judeh

Turkey's Authoritarian Legacy, Halil Karaveli

Women of Egypt, Miwa Kato

Ripples of the 1967 War, Ahmad Samih Khalidi

From Russia, With Fear, David J. Kramer

Modi's Bold New World, Micheal Kugelman

Modi in Israel, P. R. Kumaraswamy

Waiting for Uncle Sam, Daniel C. Kurtzer

Speed Bumps on the Silk Road, Rebecca Liao

Understanding Sectarianism in the Middle East, Ussama Makdisi

Rise of the Militiamen, Renad Mansour

Uncharted Waters, David Bell Mislan