Democracy and Human Rights
Diplomacy Between Italy and Egypt at a Low Point
Italian-Egyptian relations are once again at a low point, this time for the detention of Egyptian citizen Patrick Zaki—a student of at an Italian university—and the question of what role foreign powers in general, and Italy in particular, can play in stopping human rights abuses in Egypt.
May 7, 2021◆
- Giulia V. Anderson
India and the Middle East
Intra-Kurdish Unity Talks in Northeastern Syria Are Potentially in Jeopardy
The talks, which resumed in April in secret sessions, have made progress toward an agreement. But many are concerned that delays and unreasonable demands have turned the talks into theater among regional parties vying for power.
Apr 20, 2021◆
- Kenneth R. Rosen