Abdullah Kamal

Abdullah Kamal

(Abdullah Kamal – Egyptian journalist and political analyst, an adviser to Al Rai Kuwaiti newspaper in Cairo, working now on writing a book about the end of Mubarak era under the title of The Penultimate Pharaoh. The writer had been editor- in- chief of both Rose El-Youssef magazine and newspaper (2005 – 2011) and a member of Shoura Council (2007 – 2011)

Libya’s conflict: between coup and state restoration

The expansion of Haftar’s movement westward to Tripoli is an indicator of growing Libyan frustration...

How Egyptian elections will alter the regional balance

The Egyptian election results will affect the entire region ...

Egypt’s election race shows the chinks in Sisi’s armor

Many people believe that the result of Egypt’s presidential elections due in late May is predictable, but challenges lie ahead...

Egypt’s political love/hate triangle

Egypt’s political conflict has almost fully reverted back to its traditional form after the ephemeral changes seen over the past three years...

What makes Egypt’s al-Nour Salafists tick?

Realizing that al-Nour was grooming itself to replace it at home and in the West, the Brotherhood got locked in an open showdown with the party...

A new secret alliance with Egypt’s Brotherhood?

Egypt’s June 30 revolution yielded results which repercussions cannot be ignored even if some parties do choose to ignore them. The June 30 revolution did not only topple a government, eliminate......

Egypt-U.S. rift unlikely to heal anytime soon

The U.S. first scratched the base of its relations with Egypt and has foolishly shaken these ties to the bone so that the scratch has developed into a rift that will not be easily healed. Washington......

Egypt’s elite are at war

Rather than wading into a sophisticated theoretical debate and harking back to analyses by Karl Marx, Max Weber and Vilfredo Pareto about what the term “elite” means, my simple argument is......