Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's position on the world diplomatic stage has been elevated after the country played a key role in brokering the cease-fire that ended 11 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas last Friday.
El-Sissi's help in brokering peace earned the gratitude of President Biden, who had kept him at arm's length. Biden has been critical of el-Sissi's human rights record.
Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Sudarsan Raghavan, The Washington Post's Cairo bureau chief.
This segment aired on May 27, 2021.