Amro Ali is a Middle East analyst and assistant professor in sociology at the American University in Cairo. Follow him on Twitter @_amroali or visit his blog: www.amroali.com
On the need to shape the Arab exile body in Berlin
A long essay on why the Arab intellectual community in Berlin needs to acquire a name, shape, and a mandate of sorts.
Unhappiness and Mohamed Salah’s Egypt
Salah is a hero of disruption, a political voice without talking politics.
Why do authoritarian regimes love elections?
By the very nature of their positions, authoritarian leaders project extreme insecurity, as their legitimacy is not...
How Egypt functions in the Moroccan imagination
A journey through Morocco as an Egyptian. Amro Ali shares his observations and insights from common spaces of discussions.
Kakistocracy: a word we need to revive
Either kakistocracy gets used and thoroughly examined or a Trump presidency will force us to do so.
Burkinis accepted: for a poor woman scrubbing France’s floors
The woman on the beach in her human quest to be visible, had the grace, understandably, to be bewildered. A large...