Anti-Government Protests in Egypt

Anti-Government Protests in Egypt

Egyptian authorities crack down on new protests after thousands take to the streets of Cairo and other cities. The anti-government demonstrations follow the recent toppling of Tunisia's authoritarian government. Concerns for the...

Egyptian authorities crack down on new protests after thousands take to the streets of Cairo and other cities. The anti-government demonstrations follow the recent toppling of Tunisia's authoritarian government. Concerns for the stability of Egypt and the region.

Guests

Samer Shehata

assistant professor of Arab politics, Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.

Robin Wright

journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center.

Graeme Bannerman

scholar at the Middle East Institute, staff leader for Middle East and South Asia on US Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1979-1987), and Middle East analyst on the US State Department Policy Planning Staff.

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.