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The Brian Lehrer Show

Egypt Two Years After Mubarak's Ouster

Monday, February 11, 2013

Joshua Stacher, Egypt expert at the Wilson Center assistant professor of Political Science at Kent State and the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria, discusses the situation in Egypt two years after the fall of Mubarak.

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The Takeaway

Egypt's President-Elect Makes Surprising Appointments

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Egypt’s president-elect Mohamed Morsi plans to appoint a woman and a Coptic Christian as two of his vice presidents. Will this calm fears about the Muslim Brotherhood?


The Takeaway

Wave of Change: 'Common Sense' in US Foreign Policy; a Mubarak Supporter Speaks

Thursday, February 03, 2011

This is the third edition of Wave of Change, a new special podcast from The Takeaway, covering the mass protests in Egypt and their consequences for the wider Arab world, hosted by John Hockenberry with Celeste Headlee.

In today's episode, we get the latest analysis with Samer Sheheta, professor of Arab politics at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University; we speak with a 25-year-old anti-Mubarak protester who was kept home by violence, but is eager to return; Leslie Gelb, president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, calls for "common sense" in America's foreign policy; and, a Takeaway from this morning's show with one Egyptian who is satisfied with Mubarak's pledge to step down.

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Universities Scramble To Evacuate Students Studying Abroad In Egypt

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Colleges and universities in the area have been scrambling this week to bring students and faculty back from study abroad programs in Egypt after the State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens in the country.