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 2016

A Long Road to Havana, William M. LeoGrande

The Buying of the President, Charles Lewis

A Moroccan Love Letter, Helen Mackreath

Black Power, Scott MacLeod

Global Trouble, Scott MacLeod

The Elusive International Order, Scott MacLeod

Obama's Tarnished Legacy in the Middle East, Hisham Melhem

Parliamentary Dreams, Nada Moselhy

Viva Latino Voters!, Adrian D. Pantoja

Critiquing Capitalism, Amir Hussien Radjy

American Poverty, Bernie Sanders

Life and Death of the Euro, Jacques Sapir

Unraveling in the Kremlin, Lilia Shevtsova

Our Great Migration Challenge, Peter D. Sutherland

The Yazidi GEnocide, The United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

Je Suis Charlie?, Emmanuel Todd

The Education of Pope Francis, Paul Vallely

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Roxanne Brook Vigil and Sara Edmunds

Crisis of Identity, Michel Wieviorka

Illusions of Change in Morocco, Sean Yom

Hillary the Hawk, Stephen Zunes

Submissions from 2015

Beauty of the Pleiades, Turki Al-Faisal

Discontent and its Civilzations, Rozina Ali

How to Feed Egypt, Perrihan Al-Riffai

Neyanyahu and the Iranian Threat, Owen Alterman

Dark Geopolitics of the Middle East, Hooshang Amirahmadi

From the Archives: A Portrait of Caliph Ibrahim, Abdel Bari Atwan

Everyday Heros, Frank E. Bartscheck II

Oriental Hall, Etc 17, Frank E. Bartscheck II and Salma Abdallah

Letter from China, John Battersby

Letter from China, John Battersby

My Promise Land, Matthew Berkman

Myths of the Oil Boom, Neil Bhatiya

Foreign Policy, Interrupted, Lauren E. Bohn

Foreign Policy, Interrupted, Lauren E. Bohn

Turning Somalia Around, Marcin Buzanski

City of Lies, Holly Dagres

Death of the Newsroom?, Christopher B. Daly

Rule of Terror, Carla Del Ponte, Karen Koning AbuZayd, Paulo Pinheiro, and Vitit Muntarbhorn

What Goes Unsaid, Marda Dunsky

Oriental Hall, Etc 18, Sara Edmunds and Scott MacLeod

Schooling Egypt, Sarah El-Shaarawi

Media Policy and Freedom of Expression, Nabil Fahmy

Saud Al-Faisal: Statesman Diplomat, Nabil Fahmy

Why Arabs are Concerned About the Iran Nuke Bargain, Nabil Fahmy

The Promise of Digital, Dan Gillmor

On the State of Nature, Graham Harman

How a Nuclear Deal Helps Democracy in Iran, Nader Hashemi

Counting Islam, Amy Hawthorne

Watchdogs Unleashed, Brant Houston