Diplomats say that Mubarak has been offered a place in Saudi Arabia, but the former Egyptian president plans to die on Egyptian soil, says NPR’s Deborah Amos.
Egyptians celebrate the news of the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, who handed control of the country to the military on Friday.
Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Center for International Peace, discusses Hosni Mubarak’s 29-year rule, and explains the roots of Egypt’s historic uprising.
In an interview with Need to Know, New York Times correspondent Neil MacFarquhar discussed the history of the Egyptian president’s rule, and the roots of the uprising against him.
Jon Meacham ruminates on America’s checkered history with friendly authoritarian and totalitarian regimes.
To understand what might happen next in the Arab world, here’s a brief background on each of the Arab countries where an autocratic ruler is currently fighting for his political life.