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Amr Hamzawy


Amr Hamzawy is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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Ghosts of the Arab Spring

by Amr Hamzawy, Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The world seems to have forgotten Arabs’ yearning for freedom. Yet real stability can come about only when this yearning is satisfied at last.


How To Rescue Egypt

by Amr Hamzawy, Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Thursday, January 28, 2016

Five years after the Arab Spring, democracy seems a distant dream in the Middle East. Arab ruling elites, royal families, militaries, security services and some businesspeople welcome this outcome. Restoring stability, the argument goes, is more important than democracy.

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The End of the Liberty Doctrine?

by Michael McFaul, Amr Hamzawyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2006

President Bush’s retreat on democracy in Egypt has implications far beyond Cairo. Every regime in the Middle East is paying close attention. By Michael McFaul and Amr Hamzawy.

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The U.S. and Egypt: Giving up on the 'liberty doctrine'

by Michael McFaul, Amr Hamzawyvia International Herald Tribune
Monday, July 3, 2006

Has President George W. Bush given up on his liberty doctrine? From Libya to Iran to Azerbaijan, the Bush administration appears to have downgraded the importance of democracy promotion in the last several months. Nowhere, however, has a new indifference to democracy been more striking than in Egypt…