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Selected interviews, testimony, and major op-eds available on the web

v Egypt’s Judges Join in,” with Michele Dunne, Foreign Affairs, April 2014

v Egypt Has Replaced a Single Dictator With a Slew of Dictatorial Institutions: The sad story of Amr Hamzawy and Emad Shahin,” New Republic, February 2014

v What Killed Egyptian Democracy?” Boston Review, January 2014

v Egypt’s Rulers Are About to Make the Same Mistake Morsi Did,” New Republic, August 2013

v What's Next in Egypt?New Republic, 5 July 2013

v Where Does the Muslim Brotherhood Go From Here?New Republic, 3 July 2013

v Redoing the Egyptian Revolution,” Foreign Affairs, 3 July 2013

v Recalibrating U.S. Policy in Egypt,” with Thomas Carothers, Washington Post, 2 May 2013

v Egypt's Constitution Conundrum,” Foreign Affairs, 9 December 2012

v The Revolution in Crisis,” Egypt Independent (and al-Masri al-Yom), 27 November 2012

v The Long Road to a Moderate Hamas,” New Republic, 18 November 2012

v Message of Gaza Violence: Hamas Can’t be Ignored,” CNN, 17 November 2012

v The U.S.-Egypt Relationship Needs Therapy, Not a Divorce,” New Republic, 14 September 2012

v Palestine Can Wait…For Now,” Daily Beast, 20 July 2012

v Dangers Ahead for Egypt,” The National Interest, 30 May 2012

v The UN’s Much-Reviled but Helpful Agency,” The Jewish Daily Forward, 28 May 2012

v The Emerging Order in the Middle East,” with Sinan Ülgen, Marina Ottaway, and Paul Salem, Carnegie Policy Outlook, May 2012

v Egypt’s Muddy Waters,” The National Interest, 4 April 2012

v The Brotherhood Prepares for Power,” Jewish Daily Forward, 22 January 2012

v The Muslim Brotherhood's Democratic Dilemma,” The National Interest, 1 December 2011

v Kuwait's Short 19th Century,” Foreign Policy, December 2011

v What Does the U.S. Want to Talk to the Brotherhood About?,” The National Interest, 9 August 2011

v Rawls Visits the Pyramids,” The National Interest, 23 June 2011

v Why Egyptians Want Mubarak Tried,” New York Times “Room for Debate,” 9 June 2011

v The Muslim Brotherhood,” testimony before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Terrorism, HUMINT, Analysis, and Counterintelligence, 13 April 2011

v Israel’s Challenge to the US,” New York Times, “Room for Debate,” March 11, 2010

v Gaza’s Sisyphean Existence,” with Michele Dunne, The National Interest, February 26, 2009

v Egypt's Constitutional Ghosts,” Foreign Affairs, 15 February 2011

v The New Middle East,” with Marina Ottaway, Karim Sajapour, and Amr Hamzawy, Carnegie report, February 2008

v Arab Spring Fever,” The National Interest, August 29, 2007

v Democracy Works—Only Very Slowly,” International Herald Tribune, July 4, 2007

v Kuwait's ThawNewsweek Interview, June 28, 2006

v Unlikely Reformers: Egyptian Judges Challenge the Regime ,Jurist, June 2006

v Hamas or Chaos,” TomPaine.com, May 2006

v Getting Real with Hamas,” Foreign Policy, January 2006

v Everybody in Arab World Talking About Need for Wide Ranging Reforms,” Council on Foreign Relations Interview with Bernard Gwertzman, March 2004