Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, joins Hari Sreenivasan to examine the continuing unrest in Egypt. Professor Haykel, an expert on regional politics and culture, stresses that Egypt’s influence over its neighbors should not be underestimated:
“Where Egypt goes, the rest of the region will follow,” he said.
Editor’s note | Starting Sept. 7, the PBS NewsHour is expanding its family, adding a “PBS NewsHour Weekend” newscast on Saturdays and Sundays. The 30-minute show will be anchored by NewsHour senior correspondent Hari Sreenivasan. The above interview is a selection from the NewsHour Weekend’s rehearsal on Aug. 18, presented by New York PBS member station WNET and broadcast out of the Tisch WNET studios.