April 1, 2014

Shahira Amin on Increasing Tensions in Egypt

March 28, 2014 - Segment 1 - We turn our attention to Egypt, where earlier this week a court sentenced to death over 500 members of the Muslim Brotherhood. We will talk with Shahira Amin, former Deputy Head of the state-run Nile TV and former contributor to CNN.
January 27, 2014

The Arab Spring Three Years Later

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.
January 7, 2014

Political Complexity in the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt

January 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - We begin the day with a roundtable on the Middle East, including Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt. Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Dr. Adil Shamoo, Dr. Steven David and Phyllis Bennis join us.
September 9, 2013

Dr. Shibley Telhami On The Middle East

September 9, 2013 - Segment 2 - Dr. Shibley Telhami joins us for a conversation on the Middle East. Dr. Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East.
August 22, 2013

Dr. Shibley Telhami On The Middle East

August 22, 2013 - Segment 3 - Dr. Shibley Telhami joins us for a conversation on the Middle East. He joins us to speak about the Israeli/Palestinian peace process, protests in Egypt and the ongoing conflict in Syria.
August 19, 2013

Roundtable On The Middle East

August 19, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close out the show with a Middle East roundtable with: Dr. Neil Rubin, writer, educator, and former Senior Editor of the Baltimore Jewish Times; and Phyllis Benis, Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.
August 16, 2013

Update From Egypt

August 16, 2013 - Segment 1 - We start the show at with an update on the situation in Egypt, as over 600 people have been killed and almost 4000 wounded following the Cairo police raid of two camps housing pro-Morsi supporters. Joining us from Cairo is Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin, former Deputy Head of the state-run Nile TV and former contributor to CNN.
July 3, 2013

Deadline Looms In Egypt As Protests Continue

July 3, 2013 - Segment 4 - We discuss Egypt, where protests against the Morsi government, and counter-protests supporting it, have erupted across the country. The Egyptian Army has issued an ultimatum calling for President Morsi's ouster that expires today.
January 24, 2012

January 24, 2012 – Segment 2

This week marks the one year anniversary of the start of massive protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square that led to the ouster of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak.  Journalist Jihan Hafiz joins us live from Cairo, where she has spent much of the past year, for an update on the ongoing political turmoil in Egypt and throughout the Arab world.  We're also joined in studio by Palestinian-American

February 14, 2011

February 14, 2011 – Hour 1

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down from his position over the weekend, causing a victorious uproar in Egypt and around the world. We speak with Maryland residents of Egyptian descent or who lived in Egypt about their take on Mubarak's resignation and the future of Egypt. 

February 10, 2011

February 10, 2011 – Hour 2

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak addressed Egypt and the world today.  While the throngs of protesters in Egypt hoped he would step down, he made it clear that he intends to stay in power until September, when his term ends.  We speak with people in Egypt for their reaction.

February 7, 2011

February 7, 2011 – Segment 3

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak remains in power.  Although he has said he will not seek another term, protesters continue to demand he step down immediately and be replaced by a new administration based on reforming Egypt's notoriously corrypt government.

We're joined by phone from Cairo by Cole Agar, a recent graduate from the American University in Cairo.