Arab liberalism allied itself with US and Israel to impoverish and destroy whole countries. Read more about The destructive legacy of Arab liberals
Gamal Abdel Nasser
A new edition of Avi Shlaim’s book on the 1956 invasion of Egypt is solid, but not much has been updated. Read more about Israel's conspiracy to invade Nasser's Egypt
That Sisi has outdone Mubarak’s policies in allying himself with Israel and coordinating with it against the besieged Palestinians is hardly surprising. Read more about Egypt's propagandists and the Gaza massacre
My Life in the PLO: The Inside Story of the Palestinian Struggle, the memoirs of the late Shafiq al-Hout, is historically sweeping, politically critical and fascinating throughout. Read more about Shafiq al-Hout memoirs provide warts-and-all history of PLO
While Egypt has played an important role in the fate of the Palestinian national movement, little attention has been paid to Palestinians in Egypt. In a new policy brief from Al-Shabaka: the Palestinian Policy Network, Oroub el-Abed gives an overview of the experience of Palestinians in Egypt and where they stand today. Read more about Oroub al-Abed on "The Invisible Community: Egypt's Palestinians"