Prof. MOSTAFA-ELWI SAIF
• Board Chair, International Center for Political, Legal and Public Opinion Studies. 2013
• Member, Advisory Committee, El-Siyasa El-Dawleya, Quarterly Journal of Al-Ahram Institution. 2013
• Member, Advisory Committee, Nahda, the Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. 2009 – Present
• President, Arab Council of Thought, the Gulf Center for Strategic Studies, London, Cairo and Manama. 2005 – Present
• Member, Advisory Committee, Gulf Affai rs, Quarterly Journal of Center for Gulf Studies. 2005 – Present.
• Professor, Department of Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 1991- Present.
• Member, Committee for the Promotion to the Ranks of Full & Associate Professors. 2009 – 2013
• Member, of Shoura Council (Parliament) 2004 – Feb 2011
• Director, Parliamentary Center for Research and Training, The People’s Assembly, June 2009 – Feb 2011
• Chairman, Department of Political Science, Cairo University. March 2007 – 2010
• Member, board of directors the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA). November 2007 – November 2009.
• President, Committee for the Promotion to the Rank of Associate Professor, Political Science and Public Administration, Supreme Council for Egyptian Universities. 2006 – 2008
• Advisor to the Cairo University President 2002 – 2005.
• Secretary General, Committee for the Promotion to the Rank of Associate Professorship, Political Science and Public Administration, Supreme Council for Egyptian Universities. 2000 – 2006
• Editor-in–Chief, Nahdha, The Quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, since its establishment in 1999 till October 2004.
• Vice-Dean, Environment and Community Affairs, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1999- 2002.
• Secretary General, Cairo University’s Council for Community & Environment Affairs, 2000-2003.
• Supervisor, The Cultural & Art Activities of Cairo University, 2000-2003.
• Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Center for Political Research & Studies, Cairo University, 1999-2002.
• Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Center for Economic and Financial Research, Cairo University, 1999-2002.
• Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Center for Information Systems & Computers, Cairo University, 1999-2002.
• Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Center for Asian Studies, Cairo University, 1999-2002.
• Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Center for the Study of Developing Countries, Cairo University, 1999-2002.
• Deputy Chairman of the Board of directors, Public Administration Research &Consultation Center, Cairo University, 1999-2002.
• Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, The American University in Cairo 1995-1999.
• Editor “Studies in Security and Strategy”, Quarterly Papers, Center For Political Research and Studies, Cairo University 1992-1996.
• Director, International Relations Studies, Center for Political and International Development Studies, United Journalists Foundation Cairo, Egypt, 1992- 1994.
• Chairman, Department of Political Science, United Arab Emirates University, 1987.
• Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 1981-1986.
Cairo University, Egypt
• Ph.D., Political Science, Department of Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 1981
• Diploma of Higher Arab Studies, Institute of Arab Research and Studies, Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization, Cairo, Egypt, 1978.
• M.A., Political Science, Department of Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 1975.
• B.A., Political Science, Department of Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 1972.
1. Cairo University (1988 – Present):
o International Relations Theory, second year, Political Science
o Development of International Relations, third year, Political Science
o Contemporary Global Issues, fourth year, Political Science
o Foreign Policy, fourth year, Political Science
o International Relations Theory, Masters Program
o International Relations Theory, PhD Program
2. Phillips University in Marburg, Germany (Fall 2008)
o Regional Politics and Security issues of the Middle East
3. American University in Cairo (1995 – 1999)
o (414) Egyptian Foreign Policy
o (308) Middle East Politics
o (201) Introduction to Political Science
4. United Arab Emirates University (1984 – 1988):
o International relations theory
o International Organizations
o Contemporary Global Problems
Community Developmental Activities:
1) As secretary general of Cairo University council of community and environmental development from 1999 to 2002, founded and supervised the Cairo university program that consisted of 12 convoys aiming to develop populated areas and villages within Giza governorate including area of northern oasis.
These convoys included 750 students and 150 Faculty members from Cairo University, and number of officials, employees, businessmen and public figures from the Giza governorate department.
Such convoys included the following activities:
• Combating illiteracy convoy
• Rural women development convoy
• Computer skills development convoy
• Raising health awareness convoy
• Raising environmental awareness convoy
• Cleaning and decorating convoy
• Medical convoy
• Veterinary convoy
2) Chairing the Giza schools contest since its establishment in 2001 till present. That contest aims at raising public awareness of students and teachers, and encouraging them to take part in activities of cleaning and decorating their schools. The contest encourages the engagement in national contests on different extra curriculum artistic sportive and literary activities, and in connecting Giza schools students to their immediate neighboring districts in the manner that helps developing such districts.
Developmental Activities of the Department of Political Science:
As Chairman of the Department of Political Science have led efforts aiming at:
• Revising and improving the BA Courses Program in Cooperation with the Ford Foundation along highly reputed international standards adopted by famous universities in North America, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and South Africa. 16 required BA courses have already been developed. Other programs of teaching assistants capacity building, monthly academic seminars on cultural approaches of studying politics have also been carried out during my chairmanship of the department of Political Science, Cairo University.
HONOURS, AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS:
• Peace Fellow, United State Institute of Peace, Washington D.C, September 1st. 1994-August 31st, 1995.
• Fellow, The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), Geneva, February 1st, 1990-May 1st. 1990.
• Fellow, the Salzburg Seminar, Session 283, June 1990.
• Senior Fellow, Center for Political Research and Studies, Cairo University, 1990-1994.
• Visiting Lecturer, University of Malawi, April 1989.
• Visiting Lecturer University of Zambia, February, 1984, and University of Nairobi, January 1984.
• Visiting lecturer, Universities of California at Berkeley,
UCLA, Seattle, Texas at Austin, Arizona at Tucson, Utah at Salt Lake
City, SUNY at Buffalo and SUNY at New Paltz, SAIS of Johns
Hopkins and the Valencia Community College at Orlando, Florida,
February –May 1983.
• Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland at College Park, November 1982- November 1983.
1) Trainer, International Politics & Negotiations Program, Arab Organization for Administrative Development. December 2012.
2) Chair and speaker, session 2, seminar of The Egyptian Council for Foreign affairs (ECFA) and The Middle East Center of St. Antony’s College, The Impact of The Arab Awakening on The Palestinian Israeli Conflict, Cairo, 5 February 2012.
3) Speaker, session 4, seminar of The Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA) and The British American Security Information Council (BASIC), Preparing for the 2012 Conference towards a Zone Free of Nuclear weapons and all Other WMDs in the Middle East, Cairo, 29 January 2012.
4) Chair, session 3, The Annual Convention of The Egyptian Council For Foreign Affairs, International and regional status of Egypt, after January 25 revolution, Cairo, 19 December 2011.
5) Participated in the workshop on “A critique reading of the book: World Values Survey: Values as understood by the masses of the Muslim World and the Middle East”; the Cabinet, IDSC Information and Decision Support Center; 18 December 2010.
6) Representative of Egypt, Conference on “Middle East Regional Security and Cooperation”, UCLA Center for Middle East Development; Athens, Greece; 2-5 December 2010.
7) Representative of Egypt, Conference on “Elements of a prospective regional security regime in the Middle East”, Taipei- Taiwan; 23-26 November 2010.
8) Representative of Egypt, Conference on “Middle East Regional Security and Cooperation”, Athens, Greece; 29 July-1st of August 2010.
9) Member of the Delegation participating in the “Third World Conference of Speakers of Parliament”, Geneva, 19-21 July 2010.
10) Representative of Egypt, Conference on “The OPCW’s contribution to the International Security Dimension: Achievements and Challenges”, Berlin- Germany; 7-8 June 2010.
11) Seminar on “OSCE Mediterranean Partner Engagement”, organized by the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Washington D.C., July 22-23, 2009
12) Participated in the conference on “The international regime for nuclear non-proliferation: A Year before the Review Conference”; Pretoria, South Africa; 28 June- 1st of July 2009.
13) Representative of Egypt, Conferences on the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), organized by the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) held in Istanbul, Turkey, April 2009 and Rome, Italy, October 2006.
14) International Observer, The US Presidential and Congressional Elections of November 2008.
15) Deputy Chairman, Scientific Organizing Committee of the Bahrain Forum for Domestic and International Security, Manamah 2007, 2008 and 2009.
16) Consultant, Basel Convention Regional Centre, Cairo, July and December 2007.
17) Organized “Crisis Management” Workshop for the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies, February, 2003.
18) Organized “Crisis Management” Workshop for the Oman Foreign Ministry, May 2000 September 1999, May 1999 and May 2000.
19) Principal Investigator and Team Leader, Project on the Political Impact of the Parliamentary Elections 2000, FEPS, 2002-2003.
20) Principal Investigator and Team Leader, Project on “Environmental Policies in Egypt: The Role of Government Private Sector and NGOs, FEPS, 2002.
21) Political Advisor for the Annual Strategic Game of the Faculty of National Defense, Nasser’s Higher Military Academy, Cairo, Egypt, 2000.
22) Principal Investigator, Parliamentary Elections 2000, research project conducted at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, May 2000- February 2001.
23) Member of the Core Committee of the Research Project Egypt 2020, Third World Forum, January 1999 – 2003
24) Participating in Conferences and Seminars on Regional and International Security issues in the US, Norway, Austria, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Algeria, Switzerland United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, the Netherlands, Sweden, India, Lebanon, Iran, Canada, and Oman
25) Coordinating the Research Project on “Regional Security” at the Center for Political Research and Studies in Cairo University, 1990 –1994. In this Connection, I coordinated four conferences:
Conference on “The Gulf War and Egypt’s Politics and Policies “Aswan, Nov., 27-30, 1991.
Conference on “Egypt and the Gulf Security after the Gulf War” Ismailia, Nov.27-30, 1992.
Conference on “Arab- Israeli Negotiations and the Future of Peace in the Middle East”. Cairo, Dec.5-7, 1992.
Seminar on “Arab-Israeli Negotiations: Breakthrough or Breakdown?” Cairo,Jan.29-30, 1994.(Proceedings in English(
26) Reviewer and Referee, Publications of the Center for Political Research and Studies, Cairo University and the Middle East Journal Published by the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC.
27) Participated in closed session policy series during the second Gulf Crisis/War, 1990-1.
28) Reviewer of academic publications submitted for promotion to professorship in Political Science at Egyptian and Arab Universities.
29) Delivered the first in a series of “Anniversary Lectures” to the Egyptian Air Forces, Cairo, 1993.
30) Participating in training and selecting designated information Attaches and Counselors, State Information Agency, Cairo.
31) Two trips to Africa: Kenya and Zambia in 1984, and Malawi in 1989, sponsored by the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa, Egypt’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Lectured at Universities, gave Radio, TV, and daily Press interviews, held discussions with political, party, and intellectual leaders.
32) Supervisor, Student Political Association, United Arab Emirates University, Girls Campus, 1985-1987.
33) Supervisor, Student Political Association, United Arab Emirates University, Boys Campus, 1986-1987.
34) Lecturing and Supervising Ph.D. Dissertations at the Defense College and the War College of the Nasser Supreme Military Academy, 1979-present.
35) Lectured at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Cairo, 1995-present.
36) Lectured at the Police Academy College of Higher Studies, Cairo, 1993-present.
37) Lectured at the Nile Information Center in Cairo, Egypt.
38) Participated in the Luncheon Series in “Political Islam” organized by the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, 1994.
39) Lectured at the Institute for Diplomatic Studies, Foreign Ministry of Egypt, 1981, 1982, 1989 and 1992.
40) Participated in the promotion training workshops organized by the Institute of Radio and TV studies for high rank broadcasters, Cairo, Egypt.
41) Teaching at the United Arab Emirates University, 1984-1988, Cairo University at Khartoum and Umm-Durman University, the Sudan, 1976.
42) Several Analytical interviews to the radio, TV. and the Press in Egypt, The Arab states, Australia, Kenya, Zambia, The United States, The United Kingdom, and Canada.
43) Wrote several of op-ed articles in different newspapers and Journals: Al-Ahram, Al-Ahram Weekly, Al- Goumhouriyah, Al-Masa’, and Al’Alam Alyoum of Egypt, in the pan –Arab Daily Al- Hayat, Al-Ittihad, and Al-Khaleej of the United Arab Emirates, and Oukaz of Saudi Arabia.
LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS AND TALKS:
Multiple and uncountable but this is an example to give the reader a hint:
• Seminar on “Arab- Turkish Dialogue: Opportunities and Challenges”; Center for Civilization Studies and Culture Dialogue; Faculty of Economics and Political Science FEPS, Cairo, University; January 5th, 2011.
• Seminar on “Globalization and its political and economic impact on the Middle East”; The Egyptian Association of Political Economy, Statistics and Legislation; January 4th, 2011.
• Conference on “Prospects for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Beyond the 2010 NPT Review Conference and the Nuclear Security Summit”, Cairo- Egypt, 19-21 October 2010.
• Workshop on “Strengthening the role of Parliament in addressing the Social cost of national economic reform and promoting E-parliament knowledge and instruments in Egypt, Iraq and Lebanon”; held in Cairo- Egypt, on 19-20 April 2010.
• Paper on NATO’s Relations with Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, presented at the NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy, November 17, 2008
• Author, The NATO Strategy in the Gulf Region. Abu Dhabi, The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies, 2008.
• Conference of Understanding Terrorism in Africa: Building Bridges And Overcoming Gaps, Terrorism Center & Research Program, edited by: Wafula Okumu (Egypt, Cairo, The Institute of Security Studies 19-20 May 2007).
• The First International Scientific Conference on Women and Law under the slogan: Together for legal literacy of Women, International Afro-Arab Organization for Women’s Rights, Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 15-17 April 2007.
• Seminar on “Media and Democracy”, Arab Media Forum for Environment and Development, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, 20th of January 2008.
• Traveled to Iraq as a member in the Egyptian parliamentary delegation for attending the Arab Parliamentary Union meeting, 9-13 March 2008.
• Workshop and consultative meeting held by the Abating Dangers Center on Cooperation Strategy among Arab Ports for preventing illegal passage and dumping of hazardous refuse, Cairo, 8-10 December 2007.
• Paper on “Floating Alliances of the Middle East”, Conference of Iran and Arabs, national interests and external interventions, Egyptian and Iranian perspectives, Iran: Tehran, 16-22 November 2007.
• Member of the Faculty of Economics and Political Science delegation to Paris in a scientific mission, 21-29 June 2007.
• Paper on Iraq 2020 ….. A future vision, Cairo University.
• Paper on the American Policy and the Domestic conditions in the Arab Region, workshop on the US policy in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Center for American Studies in the Diplomatic studies institute, Foreign ministry, 9th of June 2007.
• Paper on NATO strategy towards the Arab Gulf Region, Abu Dhabi, Emirates Center for studies and strategic research, Strategic studies series, issue 129, First edition, May 2008.
• Co-Author, Paper, Egypt’s National Security in Hundred Years. Cairo, Cairo University, Department of Political Science, May 2008.
• Paper on Political Reform in the Arab Reform Observatory council, Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, March 2008.
• Paper on Media and Democratic Culture, Analysis professionalism Effect: Media, Democracy, and social responsibility, the Fifth Reform conference, Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2008.
• Paper on Education and citizenship: Cairo University Experience, Morocco, Marrakech, 29th May- 1st June 2008.
• Co-Author, Paper on “Democratization and National Security”, Middle Eastern Studies and a critical debate about Arab-European relations, Berlin, Germany, 14 October, 2007.
• Paper, Floating Alliances in the Middle East, Tehran, The Dialogue of Civilizations Centre, September 2007
• Paper on The September 11 Events and the Middle East Regional Security: Moving Into the Unknown? Presented at the Annual Convention of the Middle East Studies Association of North America, Washington D.C., November 23 – 26, 2002
• Paper on Elements of a Prospective Regional Security Regime in the Middle East, Cairo, National Center for Middle East Studies, May 2001.
• Paper on Egypt: A Non-Nuclear Proactivist In A Volatile Region, Prepared for the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt Conference on: “The Domestic Roots of Proactivist Non-Nuclear Policy: A New Approach to Non-Proliferation”. Rockefeller Conference Center. Bellagio, Italy. September 29 – October 3, 1997.
• Participated in the Conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East, in Larnaca, Cyprus, August 17-26, 1995.
• Participated in the Sandia National Laboratories Workshops on Security in the Middle East, August 14-16, 1995.
• Interview with Voice of America on Syria’s Negotiating Position, August7, 1995.
• Talk before The United States Institute of Peace on Syrian Perception of Regional Security, July 31, 1995.
• Interviewed four times by Syrian TV in Arabic and English on July 24, 25, 31, and August 1st, 1995.
• Interview with both the International Hour of the Canadian Broadcasting Station TV (CBC), live on June 26, 1995, and Middle East Broadcasting Center TV (MBC), on June 28, 1995, about the failed assassination attempt against President Mubarak of Egypt.
• Interview with the voice of America, June 24, 1995, and the Arabic Network of America (ANA) for 90 minutes live on June 25, 1995, on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations.
• Participated in the meeting of the security-working group of the Initiative for Peace and Cooperation in the Middle East, Search for Common Grounds, Larnaca, Cyprus, and June 18-20, 1995.
• Paper, Arab-Israeli Security Arrangements, US Institute of Peace, Washington DC. 1995
• Paper, Domestic Environment of Arab Perception of Regional Security, US Institute of Peace, Washington DC. 1995
• Paper, Nasser’s Perception of the 1967 Crisis, Presented at the conference organized by the US State Department on: “The US, The Middle East and the 1967 Arab – Israeli Crisis”, Washington DC, January 12-13, 2004.
• Talk before the Canadian Inter-University Consortium for Arab Affairs on “Regional Security in the Middle East “, 2 June 1995.
• Presentation of work-in-progress, USIP, 25 May 1995.
• Featured by ANA Radio Station for ninety minutes live on “Consequences of Israel’s Confiscation of 53 hectares in East Jerusalem”, 21May, 1995, along with Faysal El-Husseini, Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Palestinian Authority, and Mr. Barea, Middle East expert, Jerusalem TV, Channel 2.
• Participated in a Panel discussion featured by Voice of America ,on “Consequences of the Extension of the NPT”, 20 May,1995, along with Mr.Sha’ol Menasha, Middle East expert, Radio Israel.
• Featured by ANA Radio station for ninety minutes live on “The Extension of the NPT and Its Impact on the Middle East” 14 May1995, along with Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, Political Advisor to Egypt’s Foreign Minister.
• Talk before the Department of Political Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, on “Prospects for Regional Security in the Middle East “,9 May,1995, along with Shai Feldman, the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, University of Tel Aviv and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
• Talk before Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, on “Prospects for Regional Security in The Middle East “, 8 May 1995, along with Shai Feldman.
• Participated in the Workshop on “Cooperative Monitoring” of the Middle East Working Group, Cooperative Monitoring Center, Sandia National Laboratories, 8-12 May 1995.
• Featured by ANA TV for sixty minutes live, on “The NPT Extension and Review Conference”, 27 April 1995.
• Featured by Abu Dhabi TV, Channel 1, for 20 minutes live on” The Oklahoma City Bombing”, 26 April, 1995.
• Wrote an article in Al-Ahram Weekly, 20 April 1995,”Beyond the Nuclear Stalemate”.
• Interview (Live for one hour) with ANA-TV on the NPT Review Conference, on 20 April 1995.
• Talk before the New Generation of the New Israel’s Fund in Washington, DC on “Arab-Israeli peace?”12 April 1995.
• Talk before a group of Arab visitors at the United states Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, on” Prospects for Regional Security in the Middle East “, 10 April, 1995.
• Interview with Voice of America on the “Nuclear Stalemate in the Middle East”, 5 April 1995.
• Talk before the Council on Foreign Relations Committee in Saint Paul-Minnesota on Prospects for Peace and Security in the Middle East “, 28 March, 1995.
• Interview with the daily Star Tribune of Minneapolis, 28 March 1995.
• Interview with the daily Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota, and March 1995.
• Interview with voice of America on “US-Iraqi Relations”, 27 March 1995.
• Interview with the National Public Radio (WITF-FM) on “Palestinian-Israeli Negotiations” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 20 March 1995.
• Interview with ANA Radio (live for one hour) in Washington, DC on “The NPT and the Middle East”, 18 March, 1995.
• Interview with the BBC-TV on “US Assistance to Egypt”, 10 March 1995.
• Interview with Al-Majallah (The Magazine) on “The NPT Extension Conference”, 8 March, 1995.
• One hour live show on ANA-TV on “The 50th Anniversary of the League of Arab States”, 7 March 1995.
• Interview with Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC)-TV on the “NPT Extension and Review Conference”, 2March, 1995.
• Interview with Voice of America on “The NPT Extension Conference”, 2 March 1995.
• Participated in the Meeting of Security Group of the Initiative for Peace and Cooperation in the Middle East, Search for Common Grounds, the Huge, The Netherlands, 26-28 February 1995.
• Interview in a Satellite Radio Tour , along with General Shalom Gazit, Distinguished Fellow, the USIP, with the following national Public radio station:
KKSU-AM, Manhattan, KS;
WOI-AM/FE, Ames, IA(serving Minnesota and Missouri);
WITF-FM, Harrisburg, PA;
WXXI-FM, Rochester, NY;
KCCK-FM, Cedar Rapids, IA;
KCSU-FM, Ft. Collins, Co;
WKNO-FM, Memphis, TN;
WCBE, Columbus, OH.
• Interview with the Lebanese daily, Al-Diyar on” The NPT Review and Extension Conference”, 21 February, 1995.
• Interview (one hour live) with ANA radio in Washington, DC, on “Islamic Fundamentalism and the west”, 18 February 1995.
• Interview (one hour live) with ANA radio in Washington, DC, on “Islamic Fundamentalism and the west “. 11 February 1995.
• Talk before the Council on Foreign Relations Committee in Wichita, KS on “Prospects for Peace in the Middle East “, 16, February, 1995.
• Talk before the Department of Political Science at Wichita University on “Prospects for Arab-Israeli Peace”, 17 February 1995.
• Interview with the National Public Radio, Wichita, KS. 17 February 1995.
• Three talks on “Prospects for peace in the Middle East “and “Dilemma of Regional Security in the Middle East” before Volusians for Peaceful World (VPW), UNA-USA, and the Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, FL., 26-28 January, 1995.
• Interview (live for one hour) by WORD local radio station on the Gulf and democracy, security in the Middle East, the UN, Peace and the new world order, 27 January, 1995.
• Interview with voice of America (in Arabic) on the station in Chechnya, 13 January, and 1995.
• Lectured on “Prospects for a Regional Security System in the Middle East “, at the Middle East Institute, 18 January 1995.
• Contributed two articles in Arabic to Al-Ahram Daily and Al-Ittihad newspapers on “The US and permanent Status of the West Bank and Gaza”, and “The Clinton Visit to Damascus and the Syrian-Israeli Negotiations”, respectively.
• Interview (live on international Hour) with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) on “The Iraqi Formal Recognition of Kuwait”, 10 November 1994.
• Three Interviews with Voice of America on “Syrian-Israeli Track: The Rocky Road”, with King Hussein of Jordan, Foreign Minister Shara’a of Syria, and Ambassador Muallem of Syria; “Islamic Fundamentalism and Egypt’s Politics”; “The US-Russian Dispute Over the Expansion of NATO”, November, 1994.
• Participated in a Conference on “Regional Security in the Middle East”, Oslo, Norway, 26 October 1994.
• Lecture on Fifty Years on the Egyptian-Syrian Union 1985-2008, 23rd February 2008, Conference hall in the High Council of culture, chairman of “Live Testimonies” session.
MAJOR PUBLICATIONS AND WRITINGS:
1) Co-author, Arab Reform Observatory 3rd Report, Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2010.
2) Mustafa- Elwi Saif and Sally Ishak, “Evaluating Egypt’s Regional role: From Nasser to Mubarak”. In Egypt and the Faculty of Economics and Political Science: in celebration of the 50th anniversary of FEPS. Cairo University, FEPS, March 2010.
3) Mostafa-Elwi Saif, “Egypt’s Political and Military Security Concerns”, Parliamentary Papers 4, People’s Assembly, February 2010.
4) Mustafa- Elwi Saif and Adel Mohammed Ahmed, “Regulating and organizing the Nuclear and Radiological activities in Egypt”. Cairo, People’s Assembly, Center for Parliamentary Research, Parliamentary Series 77, February 2010.
5) Mustafa-Elwi Saif, “From the Manuscript of Egyptian Politics”, Cairo, Ministry of Culture, the Family Library Series, 2009.
6) Co-author, Arab Reform Observatory 2nd Report, Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2009.
7) Co-author, Arab Reform Observatory 1st Report, Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2008.
8) Co-Editor, The Media, Democracy and Societal Responsibility, Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2009.
9) Commentator, New Arab Diplomacy and The US Policy, Carnegie International Peace Endowment, International Center for Future and Strategic Studies, Translation Series. February 2009.
10) Co-author of 19 books published by the Arab Thought Council on Political and Security issues of the Middle East. 2002 – Present.
11) Editor, Nuclear Proliferation in The Gulf and The Middle East, Ministry of Interior and Gulf Center for Strategic Studies, Manama & Cairo, 2007.
12) Editor, The Evolution of The International Nuclear Non Proliferation Regime. Nuclear Proliferation in The Gulf and The Middle East, Ministry of Interior and Gulf Center for Strategic Studies, Manama & Cairo, 2007.
13) Co-Author, Contemporary Global Issues and Problems. Kuwait, Arab Open University, 2005.
14) The Concept of Regional Security. Cairo, Center for Future and Strategic Studies, 2005.
15) Editor, The Political Impact of The 2000 Egyptian Parliamentary Elections. Cairo, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 2003.
16) Editor, The 2000 Parliamentary Elections in Egypt. Cairo, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 2003.
17) Mostafa-Elwi Saif, “Security: A View Point About the Concept”, Nahdha, No.5, October 2000.
18) ———————, “ Weapon of Mass Destruction Free Zones”, Proceedings of the Scientific Program in “International Nuclear Safeguards System: Scope, Mechanisms and Problems”, organized by the Arab Atomic Energy Agency, The Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, the General Secretariat of the Arab League and the International Atomic Energy Agency, June2000.
19) ———————, “The Future of the Egyptian Nuclear Program”; in Amin El Khashab, “The Egyptian Nuclear Program: History and Future”, Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Al-Ahram, Cairo, 2000.
20) ———————, “Managing Security Crises”. Training and Development College Review, No.1, July 1999.
21) ———————, “The Arab National Security in the 21st Century”; in Haytham El Keilany & als, “Jerusalem and the Palestinian Situation: Readings in the Arab National Security”, Abdel Hameed Shoman Institution, Jordon, 1999.
22) ———————, “The International and Regional Conflicts that Toppled the Egyptian- Syrian Unity”; in Ahmed Yousef Ahmed & als “40 Years on the Egyptian-Syrian Unity “, Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Al-Ahram, Cairo, 1999.
23) ———————, “The International and Regional Environment of the Democratic Development in the Arab Countries”; in Hamdy Abdel Rahman (ed.), “The Democratic Development in the Arab World During the 90’s”, Al Albeit Institute, Jordon, 2000.
24) ——————— (co-author), “The Theoretical and Methodological Foundations for Egypt 2020 Scenarios”, Egypt 2020 Papers, Third World Forum, No. 4, July 1999.
25) ———————, “The Security Future of Asia”; in Mohammed Selim (ed.), “Asia and World Developments”, Center for Asian Studies, 1998.
26) ———————, “Egypt and the Middle East Peace Process”; in Mohammed Selim & Ibrahim Arafat (eds.), “The Egyptian-Korean Dialogue”, Center for Asian Studies, Cairo University, 1997.
27) ———————, “Middle Easternism and the Regional Role of Egypt”; in Nadia Mustafa (ed.), “Egypt and the New Regional System Projects in the Area”, Center for Political Research and Studies, 1997.
28) ———————” The E.C. and the Southern Mediterranean.” In Wadouda Badran (ed.), E.C., Germany and Egypt. Cairo, Center for Political Research and Studies and Friedrich Eibert Stiftung, 1994 (in English)
29) ——————— (ed.), Egypt and the Gulf Security in the Post-Gulf War Period. Cairo, CPRS, 1993.
30) ———————“The International Environment of the Arab -Israeli Negotiations.” In El Seyasa Adawllia (International Politics), Cairo, Al-Ahram Center for Strategies, No.114, October 1993.
31) ——————–,” The Declaration of Principles Agreement and its Impacts for Arab Politics and Inter-Arab Relations.” A Paper Submitted to the Helki International Seminar Organized by the Helenic Foundation for Defense and Foreign Policy, Halki, Greece, September 6-10, 1993. (in English).
32) ——————-,”The Red Sea and The Gulf: The Crescent of Wealth and Crisis.” In The Middle East Papers, Cairo, National Center for Middle East Studies, July 1993.
33) ——————,” A Review of Arab Research Periodicals on Security and Disarmament.” in UNIDIR Newsletter, No.21, April 1993.(in English and French)
34) —————–,”The Superpower, Crisis, and the Middle East: Moments of Tension, Moments of Promise.” in Stiven Spiegel (ed.), Conflict management in the Middle East. Boulder and San Francisco: West view Press, London: Pinter Publishers, 1992. (in English)
35) —————— (ed.), The Gulf War and Egypt’s Politics and Policies. Cairo, CPRS, 1992.
36) —————–,”The Gulf Security Arrangements After the War.” In Mostafa Kamel Eessayed (ed.), Preventing the Eruption of Another Arab-Arab War. Cairo, CPRS, 1992.
37) —————-,”The Mediterranean Security: Challenges and Opportunities.” In Le Euro-Arab Dossier, Paris, Centre d’Études Euro-Arabe, No,1, September 1992. (In Arabic and French).
38) —————,”Regional and International Reflections of the Emergence of the Newly-Independent Republics in Central Asia” in Journal of Arab Strategic Thought, No.40, April, 1992.
39) —————–,”The Management of the Gulf Crisis. “in Journal of Social Studies, Kuwait University, Vol.19, No.3-4, 1991.
40) Ali E. Hillal Dessouki and Mostafa-Elwi Saif,” Africa and Disarmament: Global Perspective.” In Africa Security and Disarmament. Geneva, UNIDIR, 1991,(in English and French)
41) Mostafa –Elwi Saif ,”Regional Pressures and the Democratic Evolution in the Arab World,” Paper Presented at the Conference on Democratic Challenges in the Arab World, organized by The Center for Political and International Development, Cairo, September 24-27,1992.(in Arabic and English)
42) ———————-,”The Political Management of the October 1973 War. “in Series of Political Studies, Cairo, CPRS, No.58, October 1992.
43) ———————-, (Gust Editor), The Strategic Decision. A Special Issue of the Journal of Arab Strategic Thought, No. 37, July 1991.
44) ——————–,”The Superpower and the Management of the Middle East Crisis: From Past Experience to the Second Gulf Crisis.” In Ahmed Errashidi (ed.), International and Regional Reflections of the Gulf Crisis. Cairo, CPRS, 1991.
45) ——————–,”Content Analysis of Arab Political Discourse: Quantitative Analysis of the Development of the Egyptian Perception of the Possibilities of War during the 1967 Crisis.”in Wadouda Badran (ed.), Empirical Political Research. Cairo, CPRS, 1991.
46) ——————– (ed.), Non-Alignment and the Challenges of the 1990s. Cairo, CPRS, 1991.
47) ——————,”The Future of Egypt’s Relations with the Superpowers in the 1990s.”in Assiasa Addawlia (International Politics), Cairo, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, No.100, April, 1990.
48) —————–,” A Quantitative Scale for Analyzing the Arab Political Perception: Egypt’s Perception of Threat during the 1967 Crisis.” In Journal of Social Studies. Kuwait University, Vol. 17, No.4, Winter 1989.
49) —————–,”The Political Parties of Egypt and Foreign Policy. “In Ahmed Yousef Ahmed (ed.), Egypt’s Foreign Policy and the Challenges of the 1990s. Cairo, CPRS, 1989.
50) —————–,”Quantitative Tools and Methods in Egyptian Political Research: State of the Discipline: Paper Presented at the Second Conference of the Department of Political Science, Cairo University, February 25-26, 1989.
51) Co-Author, Egypt and America. Cairo, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, 1976
• Mostafa-Elwi Saif, “ the Foreign Policies of the Gulf Countries :
1999-2000”, A chapter in the forthcoming “ Gulf Strategic Report” ;of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research ,Abu Dhabi, the UAE
• —————–, “Egypt Non-Nuclearism”, a chapter of a book to be Published by the Frankfurt Center for Peace Studies.
• —————–, “Militarism and Peace in the Middle East “, Freedom Review Magazine, New York, next issue.
• —————–, “Arab-Israeli Security Arrangements: Historical Outlook”, A paper presented at the United State Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, April 1995.
• —————–, (ed.),” the Arab-Israeli Peace Negotiations: Breakthrough or Breakdown?” Cairo, Center for Political Research and Studies, Cairo University, January 1994.
• —————– (ed.),”The Relationship Between the Arab World and the Commonwealth of Independent States”, Cairo, Institute for Arab Studies and Research, League of Arab States, 1995.
1) Mostafa-Elwi Saif, “ the Future of the Role of Egypt in the Gulf”, a paper presented to the Roundtable discussion organized by Ibn Rushd Research Center (London) in Abu Dhabi, UAE , January 19-21,2001.(In English)
2) —————–, “ Egypt Nuclear Policy “, a paper presented at the Fourth Annual Convention of the Center for Political Studies and Research on “ the Egyptian School of Foreign Policy”, January 13-15.2001.
3) —————–, “Elections 2000 and the Role of the Parliament in Egypt”, a paper presented at the Conference on the “the Society and the state in North Africa and the Middle East”, organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Cadenabia, Italy , November 26-29,2000.(In English)
4) —————–, “ the Foundations of the Arab Strategies to Solve the Problem of the Palestinian Diaspora” , a paper presented to the Conference on “ the Future of Palestinian Diaspora” organized by the National Center for Middle East Studies, Amman, Jordon ,September 11-13,2000.
5) —————–, “Non-Alignment in a Globalized World: Preliminary Remarks” a paper presented at the National Center for Middle East Studies in cooperation with the Indian Center for Defense Studies.(In English)
Press Articles :
• Author of press articles in the daily paper AL Ahram, and the weekly Al Ahram El Eqtesadi.
In 1990’s used to publish articles in:
The daily paper Al Alam Al Yom, the daily paper Al Hayat published in London, the daily paper AL Etihad published in Abu Dhabi.
• Member of the “Working Group of the Egyptian –American Relations” in the Egyptian Council for Foreign Relations.
• Member, Council for Space Research and Technology, Academy for Scientific Research and Technology, May 1998-now.
• Member, Board of Directors, Political Science Division, Egypt’s Syndicate of Commerce, 1982-4,and member of the Syndicate of Commerce, 1982-present.
• Member of the Arab Political Science Association.
• Member African Society, Cairo, 1975-present.
• Member of the Security Working Group, Initiative for peace and Cooperation in the Middle East, Search for Common Grounds, Washington, DC, 1994- present.
• Vice president of the Board of Trustees, Gamal Abdel-Nasser Language Experimental School, Cairo, Egypt, 1989-94.
• Member, Council for the Promotion of Environment and Development of Society, Cairo University, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, 1991-1993.
• Member, Library Committee, Faculty of Economics and Political Science,
Cairo University, 1991 – 1992.
• Member, Coordinating Committee, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament since its establishment in Cairo in 1993.
• Member, University-Society Coordinating Committee, Abu Dhabi, the UAE, 1987-8.
• Chairman, Library and Educational Sources Committee, Faculty of Political
and Administrative Sciences, the United Arab Emirates University, 1987.
• Member, American Political Science Association, 1982-1984.
• Member, International Political Science Association, 1982-4.
• Member, Middle East Studies Association of North America, 1982-4.
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