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.