Special Edition of On Point Tonight

by Todd Mundt on February 11, 2011

WFPL will broadcast a special edition of On Point tonight at 9pm. Now that Hosni Mubarak has resigned, there are difficult questions. How will Egypt’s military handle its central role? Will Egyptians get the democracy they fought for?

Host Tom Ashbrook convenes a stellar panel:

  • Rami Khouri, director of the Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University in Beirut. Internationally syndicated columnist and editor-at-large for Lebanon’s Daily Star Newspaper.
  • Ashraf Hegazy, executive director of The Dubai Initiative at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He grew up in Egypt and around the world. His mother was his country’s first female diplomat.
  • Nicholas Kristof, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and an Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times. He joins us from Cairo.
  • Mona El-Gobashy, professor of political science at Barnard College. For the last decade, she has been looking at protest waves in Egypt.
  • Anthony Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
  • Max Rodenbeck, correspondent for The Economist.

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