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.
Comment: The reaction of US officials to the Baltimore riots demonstrates huge hypocrisy in the superpower which portrays itself as a human rights defender.
Comment: The latest IS video outrage contained at least six messages that the world should take note of, says Abdallah Hendawi.
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
Comment: Riyadh's assumption of leadership over the Yemen issue revives an old rivalry with Cairo over regional roles.
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.