The Marc Steiner Show

The Arab Spring Three Years Later

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi run from Egyptian security forces firing towards them during clashes in Cairo's Nasr City district, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Egyptian police in riot gear swept in with armored vehicles and bulldozers Wednesday to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo, showering protesters with tear gas as the sound of gunfire rang out. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)January 27, 2014 – Segment 4

We take an in-depth look at what is happening in Egypt today, especially in the wake of this weekend’s violence in Cairo. We begin with a look at Egypt on the third anniversary of the revolution, and then move to an analysis of Egypt and Tunisia and the state of the Arab Spring. Our guests are: Shahira Amin, Former Deputy Head of the state-run Nile TV And former contributor to CNN;  Ahdaf Soueif, Egyptian novelist and political and cultural commentator; Dr. Ghada Talhami, Emeritus Professor in the Department Of Politics at Lake Forest College and author of The Mobilization Of Muslim Women In Egypt and Palestine In The Egyptian Press; Tunisian human rights activist Massaoud Romdhani; and Dr. Florence Martin, Professor of French and Francophone Literature and Film at Goucher College.

LINK

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday thru Friday from 10AM to Noon on WEAA 88.9 FM. The show covers the topics that matter, engaging real voices, from Charm City to Cairo and beyond. Call us at 410.319.8888 or email us to participate live in the show, or share your comments on our site! Aren’t in Baltimore but want to listen? Stream the show live.


Leave a Reply