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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume IX, Arab-Israeli Dispute, August 1978 – December 1980

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

The second of two volumes that document U.S. efforts to achieve a negotiated settlement to the Arab-Israeli dispute during the Carter Administration.  Covers the Camp David meetings between representatives of Egypt and Israel and the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty concluded in March 1979.  From the State Department


Democracy Assistance: Lessons Learned from Egypt Should Inform Future U.S. Plans

Categories: Democracy/Peace,Egypt,Foreign Assistance

Examines the extent to which the U.S. government identified potential risks of providing assistance to Egypt following the Arab Spring revolution, what support the U.S. provided to employees of nongovernment organizations who were prosecuted by Egypt, and the extent to which U.S. assistance has been affected by the prosecutions. From the Government Accountability Office


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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