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Amr Leheta

1st Year PhD Student

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Educational Background

  • MA, 2014, The University of Chicago, Middle Eastern Studies
  • BS, 2012, Georgetown University, Foreign Service, Regional & Comparative Studies

Departments/Programs

  • Near Eastern Studies

Publications

  • “Egypt’s Leader Faces a Crisis of His Own Making—One That Reveals His Nation’s Dangerous Weakness,” Salon, July
    2, 2017 (with Steven A. Cook).
  • “Don’t Blame Sykes-Picot for the Middle East’s Mess,” Foreign Policy, May 13, 2016 (with Steven A. Cook).
  • “Egypt Instability Looms as Morsi’s Fate Hangs in Balance,” IPI Global Observatory, June 3, 2015.
  • “Neither Shocked nor Awed: The Arab Reaction to the Iran Deal,” From the Potomac to the Euphrates (CFR.org blog),
    April 9, 2015.
  • “Revolutionizing Religion in Sisi’s Egypt,” From the Potomac to the Euphrates (CFR.org blog), February 2, 2015.
  • “Lights Out for Al-Nour,” From the Potomac to the Euphrates (CFR.org blog), August 6, 2013 (with Alexander Brock).
  • Published numerous articles for the Hoya, Georgetown University’s student-run newspaper of record, as a contributing writer from September 2009 to January 2011, reporting on on-campus academic and social events.