Sunday, January 29,  2023
Ahmed Saeed

Ahmed Saeed is a Managing Director at 
Nomura International. He was a White House Fellow assigned to the United States Secretary of the Treasury and was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Middle East and Africa for the US Treasury from 2004 to 2005. He was President and MD, Cerberus Middle East Capital Advisors, responsible for Middle East investment/fundraising activities, Cerberus Capital Management. Prior to his tenure at the Treasury department, he was the Managing Director of the third largest ISP in the United Kingdom, and Founder and President of one of Japan's largest internet service providers. Saeed is a founder of NextCom Venture Partners, a venture capital fund. He received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from McGill University; and his Juris Doctor Degree and MBA from the University of Chicago.


The “J-Curve” and EgyptFor a country that is ‘stable because it’s closed’ to become a country that is ‘stable because it’s open,’ it must go through a transitional period of dangerous instability


There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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