Georges Fahmi is a research fellow at the Middle East Directions Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, at the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy.
Published in: Global Extremes: OpinionThe enduring appeal of Sayyid Qutb’s jihadist ideology
Sayyid Qutb’s ‘Milestones’, published in 1964, has been the ideological force behind a succession of violent Islamist groups
Published in: Global Extremes: OpinionWhy do churches have mixed attitudes towards the Arab Spring?
Christian leaders in Egypt and Syria opposed the 2011 uprising but now their counterparts in Iraq and Lebanon back...
Published in: Global ExtremesHow can religiously inspired ideas explain violent extremism in Egypt?
What role do religiously inspired ideas play in shaping the current wave of violent extremism in Egypt?
Published in: Migrant FuturesFor migrant workers in the MENA, flattening the curve of inequality is urgent
The global COVID-19 pandemic is not the root cause of migrant exploitation, discrimination and vulnerability but it...