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Monday, January 31, 2011

 crowd of anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square on the morning of January 31, 2011 in central Cairo, Egypt (Chris Hondros/Getty)

David Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the Obama Administration’s response to the pro-democracy uprising in the Middle East. Plus, Mona Eltahawy, columnist and public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues, weighs in to recent developments in Egypt and the region, the King James Bible turns 400, and your Egypt 101 questions are answered.

Washington on North Africa & the Middle East

David Sanger, New York Times chief Washington correspondent and author of The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power, looks at the Washington response to the pro-democracy movement in the Middle East.

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The Uprising in Egypt

Mona Eltahawycolumnist and public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues, Amira Al HussainiGlobal Voices Online regional editor for the Middle East and North Africa, continue the conversation about protests in the region.

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The Budget, Teachers and Property Taxes - Oh My!

Azi Paybarah, WNYC political reporter and author of The Empire blog, discusses a possible Bloomberg-Cuomo face-off over teachers, property taxes and more.

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Egypt 101: Your Questions Answered

What are your questions about the situation in Egypt? Shadi Hamid, director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and fellow at the Saban Center for middle East Policy, has answers.

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The King James Bible Turns 400

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible. Linguist and author of Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language, David Crystal, discusses its impact on the English language over the last four centuries.

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