Maged Mandour is a political analyst who is a regular contributor to the Arab Digest, Middle East Eye, Sada, and Open Democracy. He is the author of an upcoming book entitled"Egypt Under Sisi.", coming out January 2024.
Analysis: Egypt has a complex and fraught relationship with Hamas, but Israel's intentions to destroy the group and displace Palestinians from Gaza into Sinai have triggered security concerns for the Sisi regime.
Analysis: In the upcoming elections, President Sisi faces a mounting economic crisis and a loss of support. But reform and mass uprisings remain unlikely scenarios under the regime's iron grip on power.