News Roundup: Middle East

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Egypt's political face-off continues, with new delays to the outcome of the presidential election. Meanwhile in Syria, aid teams stood ready to help evacuate people trapped and wounded by fighting in the contested city of Homs. We'll discuss the Egyptian election, the ongoing crisis in Syria and evolving U.S. policy toward the region.

Guests:

Lina Khatib, program manager for the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University

Fawaz Gerges, professor of the international relations of the Middle East at the London School of Economics and Political Science and author of "Obama and the Middle East: The End of America's Moment"

Michael Nacht, professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, former dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and former assistant secretary of defense for global strategic affairs

Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, foreign correspondent for NPR based in Cairo

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