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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume 8, Arab-Israeli Dispute, January 1977-August 1978

Categories: Arab,Egypt,Foreign Affairs,History,Israel,Middle East Conflict

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v08

Official documents detailing the efforts of Carter Administration officials to bring together Egypt and Israel for bilateral negotiations on a peace settlement which would cover the case of Palestinians living in Gaza and the West Bank.  From the State Department

 

Egypt in Crisis: Issues for Congress

Categories: Egypt,Foreign Assistance,Headlines

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R43183.pdf

Provides a brief overview of key issues related to the current political upheaval in Egypt and the future of U.S.-Egypt relations, especially with regard to military assistance.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Egypt: Country Analysis Report

Categories: Egypt,Energy,Statistics,Transportation

http://www.eia.gov/countries/analysisbriefs/Egypt/egypt.pdf

One of a series of reports on the energy situation in various countries.  This report on Egypt covers energy facts and information about the critical Suez Canal and Suez-Mediterranean Pipeline, which are key routes for Persian Gulf oil and gas shipments to Europe and North America.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

The United States and Europe: Responding to Change in the Middle East and North Africa

Categories: Africa,Arab,Democracy/Peace,Egypt,European Union,Foreign Affairs,Libya,Middle East Conflict,Syria

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43105.pdf

Describes the U.S. and European struggle to respond to political upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa, the nature of U.S. and European policies toward the region, and the prospects for European-U.S. cooperation in the future.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Egypt and the IMF: Overview and Issues for Congress

Categories: Africa,Arab,Egypt,Foreign Assistance,Nongovernmental organizations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R43053.pdf

Analyzes the state of Egypt’s economy two years after the spring revolution and the reasons for deteriorating conditions.  Also describes negotiations between Egypt and the International Monetary Fund over policy reforms demanded in exchange for loan funds and the U.S. role in an IMF decision.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Egypt’s New Constitution: General Overview of Drafting History and Content

Categories: Egypt,Laws/Regulations

http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2013/01/egypts-new-constitution-general-overview/

Information on the new constitution for Egypt and some related links.  From the Law Library of Congress

 

Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Arab,Egypt,Foreign Assistance

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33003.pdf

Provides a brief overview of key issues for Congress related to current relations with Egypt and details about U.S. foreign assistance.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Arab,Egypt,Iran,Israel,Middle East Conflict

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33476.pdf

Discusses how recent events have increased concerns about Israel’s security especially with regard to Iran and the long-standing peace treaty with Egypt.  Also discusses the question of control over Jerusalem and relations with the Palestinians.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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