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Egypt erupts

Three VII photographers take an up-close look at the defiance and anger that has been pouring out into Egypt’s streets since the protests began on January 25.


  Michele Dunne on Hosni Mubarak’s legacy and the roots of the uprising in Egypt

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.


  Neil MacFarquhar: Mubarak overstayed his welcome

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.


Need to Know, February 4, 2011: Egypt, end-of-life care, Alzheimer’s

Amid the upheaval in Egypt, we turn our attention to the political tension between Egypt and the U.S. Also, the defunct “death panel” provision, a new scan for Alzheimer’s, and “Reagan.”


Don’t expect sweeping reforms in Jordan, former ambassador cautions

Despite public protests and recent promises of reform from Jordan’s king, a ‘massive shift’ is unlikely there, says the former U.S. ambassador.


Is Jordan next? Pro-democracy activists in Amman think so

King Abdullah of Jordan fired his cabinet on Tuesday after mass protests. One human rights lawyer in Amman thinks it’s only the beginning.


Who will lead Egypt after Mubarak?

Protesters called on Mubarak’s son, Gamal, not to run for president, as some turned to a Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian diplomat as a possible leader.

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