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Steven Cook


Is Egypt Stable? Is That Even The Right Question?

Whether or not Egypt’s new political order will exist from 12 months to five years from now hinges more on the durability of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi than any any temporary calm.


Arms Won’t Keep US, Egypt From Drifting Apart

Despite Egypt's new US-acquired jets, tanks and missiles, the Washington-Cairo relationship is running on fumes.


The Fight Against ISIS Is Creating Three Separate Armies in Iraq

Can Iraq hold itself together while Kurds, Sunnis and Shias fight separately against the Islamic State? By Steven A. Cook