July 8, 2014

Energy Brings Egypt Closer to Israel

Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy

AP Photo

Egypt is so desperate to finally come to grips with its energy and fiscal nightmares that its new government is doing the once unthinkable: rolling back generous domestic fuel subsidies and opening the door to imported natural gas from Israel.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Israel, Egypt, Natural Gas


June 30, 2014
Guess Which Country Will Benefit from Israeli Gas
Steve LeVine, Quartz
British natural gas company BG has signed a preliminarily deal to export $30 billion in Israeli natural gas to Egypt. The agreement deepens Israel’s business ties with its neighbors while confounding attempts to use the gas to... more ››
July 3, 2014
Central Asia's Energy Rush
Michal Romanowski, The Diplomat
Central Asia is rapidly emerging as the key playing field in the contest to access energy resources and the leverage they offer. The new Great Game is played out once again in the region, only this time it is not over political... more ››
June 26, 2014
Secularists, Liberals Enable Egypt's Junta
Haroon Siddiqui, Toronto Star
Secularists and liberals, both in Egypt and the West, have a lot of explaining to do as the enablers of the army in Cairo that strangled a nascent democracy. more ››
June 25, 2014
ISIS & Sisi: Two Arab Models, Both Doomed
Thomas Friedman, NY Times
Why two Arab governing models are doomed. more ››
June 25, 2014
A Farce of Egyptian Justice
Tomas Avenarius, Suddeutsche Zeitung
Originally published in Suddeutsche Zeitung. MUNICH - It doesn't take a jurist to see how thin the evidence was against the three "Marriott cell" journalists. When news broadcasts that comprise both new and archived material,... more ››