Issandr El Amrani used to work for ECFR as Visiting Fellow.
Issandr El Amrani - 04 February 2013
Egypt appears to be spinning out of control. The current crisis is a prolongation of the crisis that emerged late last year over a decree by President Morsi suspending some judicial decisions and giving himself additional powers, followed by the rush to approve a new constitution.
The Brussels visit of Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi is a striking reminder of the changes that have swept the Arab world in the last 18 months. Europe should not miss a historic opportunity to rebuild relations with the most important country in the region.
Issandr El Amrani - 10 September 2012
Cairo and Tehran are talking to each other: Iran because it is increasingly isolated, Egypt because it is attempting to reclaim the mantle of regional leadership. Is this an example of Egypt's new foreign policy under Mr Morsi?
The debate on how to deal with refugees in Germany splits the governing party frim Angela Merkel, CDU. In the centre is the issue of identity within this crisis. The question remains if the crisis pushes this aspect to the centre of German public debate. Josef Janning adds that people are afraif to ask who is 'a German'.