November 28, 2011 – Hour 1

Today elections were held across Egypt, and our guests join us to discuss the hope that a new, stable democracy will emerge, as well as the military crackdowns on ongoing protests that cast a shadow over the hope for a peaceful transition of power.

Joining us are:

Ali Zaghab – Palestinian-born local businessman

Professor Shibley Telhami – Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institute

Essraa Ahmed – A resident of New Cairo in Egypt, and participant in and supporter of the revolution