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Mass Demonstrations in Egypt Gain Momentum


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Egyptians celebrate near Tahrir Square following a massive rally against ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and in support of the military on July 7, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Egyptians celebrate near Tahrir Square following a massive rally against ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and in support of the military on July 7, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.

Mass protests, violent clashes and political chaos prevailed in Egypt this weekend following the military's removal of President Mohamed Morsi. As Islamists regionwide decry the ouster and demonstrators on both sides gather violent momentum, we discuss what's next for Egypt and how the U.S. and other world leaders may respond.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Borzou Daragahi, Middle East and North Africa correspondent for the Financial Times; former Beirut bureau chief for the L.A. Times
  • Lina Khatib, program manager for the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University
  • Nezar AlSayyad, professor of planning and urban history and chair of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at U.C. Berkeley

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