Maged Mandour graduated from Cambridge with a Masters in International Relations. He is a political analyst and the columnist of “Chronicles of the Arab Revolt” on openDemocracy. He is also a writer for Sada, the online journal for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Follow him @MagedMandour
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: Feature‘Always an outsider’: The Egyptians in exile both abroad and at home
The scars of suspicion and alienation on those affected can last a lifetime
How the West supports Egypt’s military dictatorship
While human rights groups condemn President al-Sisi’s regime, he receives European arms deals, American aid, and...
The capitalist roots of Egyptian authoritarianism: demystifying a state
The Egyptian state, did not evolve organically, an elite superimposed it, in order to fulfill dynastic ambitions.
Egypt: a state serving the military
Since the coup of 2013, there has been a process of structural change within the Egyptian state, where civilian...
A history of violence: slavery, colonialism and coups d’etat
Only through an understanding of the historical impact of colonialism can we begin to heal the wounds caused by...
Egypt: a brutal history of state encounters
Egyptian photographer and director Shady Habash’s death in prison is one in a long history of state brutality in the country.