A Manhattan jury has convicted Sulaiman Abu Ghaith of aiding al Qaeda in the wake of 9/11. Speaking on the Brian Lehrer Show this morning (before a verdict), Karen Greenberg of Fordham discussed how this trial has set a precedent for trying accused terrorists in civilian courts.
On Wednesday, an Egyptian court ordered that former president Hosni Mubarak be freed from prison. It’s the latest piece to of Egypt’s post-revolution political order to fall, after a military coup earlier this summer ousted Pres. Mohammed Morsi from office and led to a crackdown on protesters that has left some 1,000 Morsi supporters dead. Ashraf Khalil, Cairo-based correspondent for the Times of London, Foreign Policy, and other publications and author of Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation, and Charles Levinson, Middle East Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, fill us in on the latest from Egypt.
Wall Street Journal Middle East correspondent, Charles Levinson, weighs in on the latest out of Egypt, where it looks like the power struggle will continue for many more months.
We get an update on the situation in Libya from Charles Levinson of the Wall Street Journal. He'll give us a picture of what's going on in the ground, what France's recognition of the rebels means for the conflict, and what Hillary Clinton's next steps should be.
Today the Supreme Council of Egyptian Armed Forces met to discuss the continuing protests against president Hosni Mubarak and the demands that he step down. Wall Street Journal reporter Charles Levinson gives us an update on the results of those talks, the protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square, and what the government transition might be if President Mubarak leaves power.
Wall Street Journal reporter Charles Levinson gives us an update on what’s happening in Egypt and looks into who is running the opposition—from Mohamed ElBaradei, to other figures you may not have heard of.