Tag: Abdel Fattah As-Sisi

The ’60 Minutes’ as-Sisi Interview as Media Event

“What was he thinking?” is the question people keep asking about General as-Sisi’s Jan. 6 interview on 60 Minutes. It was interesting to watch the interview, which was…

Love And Fear in Egypt

Autocratic and democratic regimes are pretty much the same, says Joseph Massad in an article in the journal Public Culture. The chief difference is whether they seek to…

Thinking About Liminality in Tahrir Square

I have a chapter on the Egyptian revolution in this new book. As I struggled to make sense of the dramatic changes in Egypt from January 2011 forward,…