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Media Mentions: Eric Trager

Apr 2017
April 11, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt and ensuing state of emergency declaration.
April 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on President Trump and Egyptian President Sisi's White House meeting.
April 3, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's Washington visit.
Jun 2016
June 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on the Muslim Brotherhood's desire to return to power in Egypt.
May 2016
May 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on U.S. policy towards Egypt.
Apr 2016
April 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Secretary Kerry's visit to Egypt.
April 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Italy’s recall of its ambassador to Egypt.
Jan 2016
January 25, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post Editorial Board on the fifth anniversary of the overthrow of Mubarak.
January 17, 2016 Institute expert published by Foreign Affairs on the state of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
Nov 2015
November 28, 2015 Institute expert quoted by Daily Beast on the downed Russian airliner in the Sinai.
Aug 2015
August 11, 2015 Newsweek quotes Institute expert on Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood.
Jul 2015
July 1, 2015 Institute expert quoted in The Atlantic on ISIS in Egypt.
May 2015
May 19, 2015 VICE article detailing Egyptian police force's use of sexual violence against detainees quotes Institute expert.
May 12, 2015 Macleans article on Egypt's slide back into authoritarianism quotes Institute expert.
Feb 2015
February 17, 2015 Institute Egypt expert comments on Egypt's emerging role in Libya in The National.
February 3, 2015 Institute expert weighs in on Muslim Brotherhood mass sentencing in Egypt on WJLA news.
Aug 2014
August 13, 2014 Vox article on waning US influence in the Middle East quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Jul 2014
July 25, 2014 Time magazine article examining Egypt's role in brokering a cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas quotes Institute expert.
July 22, 2014 Christian Science Monitor article examining Secretary Kerry's hasty trip to Cairo quotes Institute expert.
Jun 2014
June 7, 2014 Agence France-Presse article on resumption of US aid to Egypt quotes Institute expert.
May 2014
May 27, 2014 Newsweek article on the demise of a genuinely democratic Arab Spring quotes Institute Egypt expert.
May 23, 2014 Bloomberg article examining lack of clarity in US-Egypt policy quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Apr 2014
April 4, 2014 Christian Science Monitor article on lack of Muslim Brotherhood influence in Egyptian affairs quotes Institute expert.
Mar 2014
March 25, 2014 Jerusalem Post article on harsh sentencing of Muslim Brotherhood supporters quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Jan 2014
January 28, 2014 Al Jazeera America article on Sisi's bid for the Egyptian presidency quotes Institute Egypt expert.
January 17, 2014 Washington Post article critiquing Arab Spring documentary 'The Square' quotes Institute Egypt fellow.
January 14, 2014 Institute Egypt expert discusses the country's constitutional referendum on Voice of America.
January 5, 2014 Independent article examining the alienation of Egypt's youth in the face of security crackdown quotes Institute expert.
Dec 2013
December 20, 2013 Global Post article on the fall of Morsi's inner circle quotes Institute Egypt expert.
December 19, 2013 Foreign Policy article on Senate bill providing aid pipeline to military governments post-coup quotes Institute Egypt expert.
December 13, 2013 Reuters article on the rise of the Muslim "sisterhood" in the wake of the Brotherhood's demise quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Nov 2013
November 20, 2013 New York Times post notes Institute Egypt expert's role in exposing Egyptian Nazi's participation in Georgetown panel.
Oct 2013
October 9, 2013 Institute Egypt expert discusses ramifications of US decision to cut military aid to Egypt on WSJ Live.
October 7, 2013 Jerusalem Post article on growing Islamist insurgency in Egypt quotes Institute expert.
Sep 2013
September 18, 2013 Jerusalem Post article examining Egyptian general's potential bid for president quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Aug 2013
August 23, 2013 LA Times article examining the White House's hands-off approach in Egypt quotes Institute expert.
August 21, 2013 Institute Egypt expert discusses the bloody military crackdown and its implications for democracy in Egypt on France 24.
August 21, 2013 Jerusalem Post article on uncertainty around former President Hosni Mubarak’s release from jail quotes Institute Egypt expert.
August 14, 2013 Institute Egypt expert discusses violent military crackdown in Cairo on CNN's Situation Room.
August 11, 2013 France 24 article examining General Sisi's views on democracy in the Middle East quotes Institute Egypt expert.
August 7, 2013 CNN article on U.S. investment in Egypt's future quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Jul 2013
July 27, 2013 WSJ article on reaction in Egypt after prosecuters filed criminal charges against Mohammed Morsi quotes Institute Egypt expert.
July 9, 2013 Institute Next Generation Fellow discusses U.S. policy in Egypt during its transition period on Voice of America.
July 2, 2013 McClatchy article on Muslim Brotherhood attempts to bolster power quotes Institute Egypt scholar.
Jun 2013
June 28, 2013 Daily Beast article on popular protests facing Morsi government quotes Institute Egypt expert.
June 25, 2013 Jerusalem Post article on growing discontent with Egyptian government quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Apr 2013
April 24, 2013 Bloomberg businessweek article on warnings of growing polarization in Egypt quotes Institute Arab politics experts.
April 3, 2013 Institute Egypt expert discusses Morsi government's crackdown on Bassem Youssef on WSJ Live.
April 3, 2013 Daily Beast article on Egypt's crackdown of government critics quotes Institute Muslim Brotherhood expert.
Mar 2013
March 15, 2013 Institute Egypt expert discusses U.S. financial aid to Egypt on Fox News' "Special Report."
Feb 2013
February 15, 2013 Institute expert discusses the Muslim Brotherhood's revolution in Egypt in the Atlantic.
Jan 2013
January 28, 2013 Next Generation Fellow discusses White House's "hands-off" approach towards ongoing violence in Egypt.
January 24, 2013 National Interest article marking the Egyptian revolution's second birthday cites Institute Egypt expert.
January 7, 2013 Institute Egypt expert explains why the Sinai is Obama's big test on Egypt in an article for the Atlantic.
January 4, 2013 Daily Caller article on the Obama administration's Morsi problem quotes Institute Egypt expert.
Dec 2012
December 27, 2012 Guide to Muslim Brotherhood by Institute Egypt fellow is published in the Washington Post.
December 19, 2012 Institute Egypt expert's article on Muslim Brotherhood is cited in Daily Beast's "The Dish."
December 10, 2012 AFP article examining growing tension between Morsi government and anti-government protestors quotes Institute Egypt expert.
December 7, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses the Obama administration's relationship with President Morsi on FBN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight."
Nov 2012
November 27, 2012 Institute Egypt expert examines the implications of President Morsi's power grab in an article for the Atlantic.
November 26, 2012 Institute Egypt expert makes the case for why President Morsi is not and never will be a moderate in The New Republic.
November 26, 2012 CNN.com article on Egyptian president's power grab quotes Institute Next Generation fellow.
November 16, 2012 Institute Egypt expert examines Egyptian reaction to situation in Gaza in the Atlantic.
Oct 2012
October 30, 2012 JTA article on concerns surrounding Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt quotes Next Generation Fellow.
October 23, 2012 Atlantic article by Egypt expert questions both candidates' understanding of Egypt's increasing radicalization.
Sep 2012
September 24, 2012 Next Generation Fellow discusses anti-American sentiment in Egypt and Libya on C-Span's "Washington Journal."
September 14, 2012 CNN segment on link between Coptic Christians and anti-Islam film features Institute Egypt expert.
September 14, 2012 CNN segment on link between Coptic Christians and anti-Islam film features Institute Egypt expert.
September 11, 2012 Institute Egypt experts call for the president to not meet with Egypt’s Morsi until he desists with 9/11 ‘truther’ talk.
Aug 2012
August 16, 2012 Institute Egypt expert examines President Morsi's power grab in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal.
August 8, 2012 CNN cites PolicyAlert by Institute experts in an article on Egyptian reaction to Sinai attacks.
August 7, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses Sinai attack and Egypt's response on GBTV's "Real News."
Jul 2012
July 11, 2012 LA Times quotes Institute Egypt expert in a post examining the differences between Libya and Egypt's transitions to democracy.
July 10, 2012 TNR article by Institute Egypt expert examines why Egyptians are having a hard time making sense of their new government.
July 6, 2012 Institute Egypt expert examines the Muslim Brotherhood's play for long-term power in an op-ed for Foreign Affairs.
July 5, 2012 On CTV, Institute Egypt expert discusses the easing of tensions following the swearing in of Morsi as Egypt's president.
Jun 2012
June 28, 2012 USA Today quotes Institute Egypt expert in profile of president-elect Morsi
June 25, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses implications of Egyptian presidential election on the John Batchelor Show.
June 25, 2012 Institute Egypt expert examines implications of Muslim Brotherhood election victory for US on NBC.
June 24, 2012 Washington Post quotes Institute Egypt expert in profile of new Egyptian president.
June 24, 2012 CNN quotes Institute Egypt expert in profile of newly elected president.
June 22, 2012 Institute Egypt expert's op-ed on the unliklihood of a second revolution in Egypt is re-published by CBS.
June 20, 2012 Institute Egypt expert explains implications of the Egyptian presidential vote on the John Batchelor Show
June 20, 2012 Institute Egypt expert explains why rumors of another Egytpian revolution are exaggerated in an op-ed for the New Republic.
June 19, 2012 Washington Post "Think Tanked" blog quotes cites Institute Egypt expert's analysis in USA Today.
June 19, 2012 Institute Egypt expert is quoted in a USA Today article on the brewing political crisis in Egypt.
June 15, 2012 Washington Post's "Think Tanked" blog cites Institute expert's op-ed on the dissolution of Egypt’s parliament.
June 15, 2012 Op-ed by Institute Egypt expert in NY Daily News examines why US support of Egypt's military may be a deeply misplaced bet.
June 15, 2012 CNN quotes Institute Egypt expert in an article on why a new court ruling could reignite the Egyptian revolution.
June 14, 2012 Forbes cites paper by Institute Egypt experts on growing domestic insecurity in Cairo following recent judicial rulings.
June 7, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses the surprising results of Egypt's recent elections for Blogging Heads TV.
June 7, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses potential disenfranchisement of presidential candidate Ahmad Shafiq on the John Batchelor Show.
June 1, 2012 Institute Egypt expert shares insight into Mubarak murder trial with CTV News.
May 2012
May 30, 2012 Institute experts are quoted in a Voice of America article on the challenges the Sinai presents for the next Egyptian president.
May 28, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses the Muslim Brotherhood's staying power in an op-ed for the New Republic.
May 27, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses Egyptian presidential candidates on CTV News.
May 24, 2012 Institute Egypt expert sheds light on the presdential election and lead candidate Mohammad Morsi for CNN.
May 24, 2012 Institute Egypt expert discusses Egyptian elections and the implications for U.S. policy in a Wall Street Journal podcast.
May 23, 2012 Institute Egypt expert comments on the Egyptian elections in an article for Macleans.
May 22, 2012 Institute Egypt expert is quoted in a CNN article about an Islamist candidate's promises for democracy and tolerance.
May 22, 2012 Atlantic blogpost cites interview by Institute Egypt expert as evidence that presidential front-runner Abolfotoh is a "truther."
May 21, 2012 Egypt expert's interview with presidential front-runner and MB member Abdel-Moneim Abolfotoh is cited by the Washington Times.
Mar 2012
March 13, 2012 Institute Egypt expert explores how the U.S. can navigate Egypt's new political waters in an op-ed for the New York Times.
Jan 2012
January 25, 2012 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was republished on NOW Lebanon
January 25, 2012 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was published in the New Republic
January 23, 2012 Institute Arab politics experts Eric Trager and David Schenker were published on the Weekly Standard's blog
January 23, 2012 Institute executive director Robert Satloff and Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was published in the Wall Street Journal
January 12, 2012 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was quoted by Salon
January 10, 2012 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was interviewed on the John Batchelor Show
Dec 2011
December 27, 2011 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was quoted in the Jerusalem Post
December 19, 2011 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was interviewed on the John Batchelor Radio Show
Nov 2011
November 29, 2011 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was interviewed on CNN
November 23, 2011 Institute Arab politics experts David Schenker and Eric Trager were quoted in the New Republic
November 15, 2011 Institute Egypt expert Eric Trager was interviewed on Aljazeera regarding Egypt's upcoming elections
November 12, 2011 Institute Egypt expert appeared on the John Batchelor Show
Sep 2011
September 3, 2011 Institute Ira Weiner fellow Eric Trager was published in the New Republic.