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Abdallah Hendawy


With more than a decade of experience at governmental and non-governmental political institutions, Hendawy is a political researcher and PhD student at George Mason University, focusing on the Middle East and North Africa region.

Politics: The current crisis in Egypt extends beyond the battle between the Muslim Brotherhood and Sisi's supporters, to a power contest amid the military elite, says Abdallah Hendawy.

15 May, 2015

Comment: The reaction of US officials to the Baltimore riots demonstrates huge hypocrisy in the superpower which portrays itself as a human rights defender.

05 May, 2015

Comment: The latest IS video outrage contained at least six messages that the world should take note of, says Abdallah Hendawi.

20 April, 2015

Comment: Egypt has lost its role as impartial mediator and is instead becoming a regional hawk. But this is a potential pitfall, says Abdallah Hendawy

16 April, 2015

Comment: Riyadh's assumption of leadership over the Yemen issue revives an old rivalry with Cairo over regional roles.

01 April, 2015

Comment: A pan-Arab force is not going to be the solution to the many ills and conflicts that afflict the region, writes Abdallah Hendawi.

27 March, 2015