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 2017

A European Call for Palestinian Independence, Miguel Angel Moratinos

Oriental Hall, Etc 23, Nada Moselhy

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs, Tarek Osman

Inside Tunisia's Power Struggle, David B. Ottaway

Myths of the Six-Day War, Ilan Pappe

Refugee Champion, Amir Hussien Radjy

The Modernity Trap, Amir Hussien Radjy

The Year of Living Dangerously, Stein Ringen

Trump, Congress, and Democracy, Stein Ringen

Anti-Trade Alliance, Pietra Rivoli

Meet the Neighbors, Nadeen Shaker

Oriental Hall, Etc 24, Nadeen Shaker

Remembering Nubia, Nadeen Shaker

Televising Egypt's History, Nadeen Shaker

Egypt, Rebranded, Jack Shenker

Peace versus the People, Khalil Shikaki

Trump's Toughest Deal, Khalil Shikaki and Shai Feldman

From Cairo to Tokyo, Jessie Steinhauer

Jerusalem and its Holy Sites, Jessie Steinhauer

Submissions from 2016

Oriental Hall, Etc 19, Salma Abdallah

Keeping Hope Alive, Maha AbdelAzim

Saving Muslim Women, Maha AbdelAzim

The Islam of Bassam Tibi, Maha AbdelAzim

Pakistan's Democratic Opportunity, Madiha Afzal

Graves of Empire, Rozina Ali

The Death of Qandeel Baloch, Rozina Ali

After the Paris Agreement, Hoda Baraka and Payal Parekh

The End of Stationarity, Neil Bhatiya

The Paradox of Arab France, Pascal Blanchard

The Fantasy of Disengagement, Thanassis Cambanis

The Problem with Secularism, Sophie Chamas

The Meaning of Trump, Donald T. Critchlow

Understanding Conservatives, Donald T. Critchlow

Closing the Gates, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden

Marine Le Pen's Challenge, Alexandre Deze, Nonna Mayer, and Sylvain Crepon

Egyptian Entrepreneurs, Inc, Hasan Dubar

Oriental Hall, Etc 21, Hasan Dudar

Oriental Hall, Etc 22, Sara Edmunds

Hillary Clinton's Imperial Feminism, Zillah Eisenstein

Chahine Lives!, Sarah El-Shaarawi

A Call for Arab Diplomacy, Nabil Fahmy

Egypt Looking Forward, Nabil Fahmy

Toward an Egyptian Open Society, Nabil Fahmy

Our Common Home, Pope Francis

America's Misadventures in the Middle East, Chas W. Freeman Jr

Oriental Hall, Etc 20, Mohamed Gameel and Roxanne Brook Vigil

Remembrance of Things Past, Jonathan Guyer

Why the Subcontinent's Dynasties are Falling, Faisal Hamid

How ISIS Will End, Mark Juergensmeyer

Barack Obama's Presidency, James T. Kloppenberg