Egypt

April 1, 2014
Egypt

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
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)

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
Iraq

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
Telhami

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
Morsi

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
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)

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
Protest

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.
August 12, 2013
Shahira Amin

An Update On Conflict In Egypt

August 13, 2013 - Segment 3 - Shahira Amin, former Deputy Head of Egypt's state-run Nile TV and former contributor to CNN, gives us an update on the situation in Egypt.
August 12, 2013
Protest in Egypt

Middle East Roundtable: Egypt and Israel/Palestine Peace Talks

August 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close out the show with a roundtable on the Middle East to discuss the situation in Egypt and Israel/Palestine peace talks.
July 3, 2013
Morsi

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.
December 11, 2012

December 11, 2012 – Segment 2

We discuss the situations in Syria, Egypt, and Palestine/Israel, and ask the important question of what US foreign policy should be in the Middle East. We'll speak with

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

December 6, 2011

December 6, 2011 – Segment 3

Journalist Jihan Hafiz joins us from Cairo to report on the ongoing elections, as Egyptians go to the polls to vote in a post-Mubarak government.

November 29, 2011

November 29, 2011 – Segment 1

Open phones, and then a conversation with freelance journalist Jihan Hafiz joins us from Egypt to report on the elections that have taken place the past two days, as Egyptians go to the polls to elect a post-Mubarak government.

November 28, 2011

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.

September 13, 2011

September 13, 2011 – Segment 3

Join us for a conversation with Dr.

June 30, 2011

July 7, 2011 – Hour 2

Baltimore native Eden Unger Bowditch joins us to discuss her life in Egypt and the events of the Arab Spring as well as her newest young adult novel, The Atomic Weight of Secrets (or the Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black).

March 28, 2011

March 28, 2011 – Hour 2

The first few months of 2011 have been marked by conflict, revolution, and uprising in the Middle East. Conflicts occuring in Egypt, Libya, Palestine, and Syria have become an increased news focus in America. Marc continues this discussion today with guests:

 

Ali Zaghab - Palestinian born local businessman

February 22, 2011

February 22, 2011 – Segment 1

In the first part of the segment we talk with Dr. Thabit Abdullah about the current state of affairs in Egypt, briefly discussing the recent power changes and the future of Egypt.

February 15, 2011

February 15, 2011 – Segment 1

After Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down from power over the weekend, waves of emotions ensued from citizens of the country and abroad. Our guest is Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland in College Park. Dr.

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 9, 2011

February 9, 2011 – Hour 2

First, an update on protests in Egypt with Nancy Youssef from McClatchy Newspapers, Dina Yehia, a graduate of the American University in Cairo, and her father Yehia Salah El Din, an opthamologist in Cairo.

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.

January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011 – Hour 2

We continue our look at events unfolding in Tunisia, Egypt, and other parts of the Middle East as massive protests are overturning long-established regimes.  Our guests are Zeynep Tufekci, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at UMBC, Mariam Shahin, journalist and aut

January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011 – Hour 1

We start off the show today with a short conversation with Professor Shibley Telhami about the protests in Egypt and their implications across the Middle East.

June 4, 2009

June 4, 2009 – Hour 1

For the first hour of today's show, Marc was joined by guests to discuss President Obama's speech which took place today in Cairo, Egypt.  Today's panel included: