About Author

Edyt Dickstein

Edyt Dickstein is Chair of Special Content and a staff writer at the Harvard International Review.

General Egyptian General Abdel Fatah el-Sisi in a ceremony with US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on April 24, 2013 in Cairo. Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo. CC BY-2.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
36(2) Fall 2014/Winter 2015, Africa, Global Notebook, Middle East, North Africa, Politics

A New Role for Egypt: Sisi’s Government and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Over the past few years, Egypt has experienced dramatic shifts as the country has been rocked by multiple rebellions and transitions of power. Its violent upheavals have not only...
Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Europe, Global Notebook, Security

Containment of Russian Authoritarianism

As Russia’s influence on Eastern Europe spreads across the region, Moscow’s foreign policy has come under international scrutiny. Most recently, Russia has acted aggressively...
Blog, Human Rights, Middle East, Security

Refugee Radicalization: From Victims to Violence

This post is authored by Edyt Dickstein, an HIR staff writer 

As the Syrian civil war has raged for months, many see the situation as...