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An Egyptian lawyer shouts anti-Mubarak slogans as lawyers streamed into Cairo's Tahrir Square, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011.  (AP)
An Egyptian lawyer shouts anti-Mubarak slogans as lawyers streamed into Cairo's Tahrir Square, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. (AP)

Egypt State TV reports that President Hosni Mubarak will speak to the country tonight, and it's expected he will step down.  In Tahrir Square, the mood has been both jubilant, and tense, because there's a lot of uncertainty about what will come next. We touch down in Cairo, and get some thoughts from the U.S.

Guests:

  • Khalad Fahmy, Chair of the History Department at the American University in Cairo
  • Shashank Bengali, of McClatchy Newspapers
  • Rami Khouri, visiting fellow at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and editor-at-large of The Daily Star newspaper in Lebanon
  • Dr. Farouk El-Baz, professor of Geology at Boston University, he was a science adviser to Anwar Sadat

This program aired on February 10, 2011.

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