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The $5bn Egyptian opportunity

This past week, I visited Cairo and met with President Al-Sisi to discuss investments of $4bn to $5bn in Egyptian infrastructure. The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) is eager to consider financing for US exports to Egypt, which have the potential to catalyse the country’s economic growth, and growing cadre of small- …

Fred P Hochberg

Heat rises in Cairo

Egypt is set to explode. When and how is dependent on who pulls the trigger and why. Those who had the opportunity to peruse the previous article came to quickly understand that Egypt has galloped to a 3, on a danger scale of 1-5, in 2.5 years of de jure Al-Sisi rule. A combination of …

Amr Khalifa

Conviction of Egyptian football fans slams door on potential political dialogue

Fleeting hopes that Egypt’s militant, street battled-hardened football fans may have breached general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s repressive armour were dashed with this week’s sentencing of 15 supporters on charges of attempting to assassinate the controversial head of storied Cairo club Al-Zamalek SC. Although the sentences of one year in prison handed down by a Cairo …

James Dorsey

Citizen X speaks to Al-Sisi

Dear Mr Al-Sisi, This letter will do something you are not used to: it will force you to listen to a citizen rather than lecture or imprison him. I recognise this will be incredibly difficult for you, as you are accustomed to giving orders, rather than receiving advice. This letter is not about venting or …

Amr Khalifa