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News Roundup: Elections in Egypt and More


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Woman photographs her finger after voting.
Kodak Agfa/Flickr
Woman photographs her finger after voting.

Egyptians have begun voting in parliamentary elections. Meanwhile, a just-released U.N. report says Syrian security forces have committed crimes against humanity in their crackdown on anti-government protesters. And the partnership between the U.S. and Pakistan is under threat after a NATO air strike killed 24 Pakistani troops. We discuss the latest news out of the Middle East and Asia.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Aaron David Miller, public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Fred Lawson, professor and head of the government department at Mills College
  • Ramin Mostaghim, Tehran-based special correspondent for the LA Times
  • Zahid Hussain, correspondent for the Times of London and The Wall Street Journal.

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