Author profile: Ahmed Elsayed

Egypt’s Social Welfare: A Lifeline for the People or the Ruling Regime?

Ahmed Elsayed • Jul 23 2018 • Essays

Egypt has one of the most comprehensive welfare systems in Africa and the Middle East but has proved unable to alleviate poverty or improve social justice in the country.

The Dilemma of Middle Eastern Democracy

Ahmed Elsayed • Oct 4 2015 • Essays

The seemingly infertile soil for democracy in the Middle East can be better understood by primarily examining the hindering role of the coercive apparatus in the region.

The Eclipse of Pan-Arab Nationalism

Ahmed Elsayed • May 26 2015 • Essays

Both ideological and internal and external geopolitical forces have led to the emergence, decline and subsequent failure of Pan-Arab Nationalism in the Middle East.

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