egypt http://wamc.org en Vermont Congressman Discusses North Africa Trip http://wamc.org/post/vermont-congressman-discusses-north-africa-trip <p></p><p></p><p>Congressman Peter Welch returned this week from a Congressional oversight trip to Libya and Egypt. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with Vermont’s at-large Democratic representative about the reason for, and his assessment of, the trip. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 77820 at http://wamc.org Vermont Congressman Discusses North Africa Trip Congressional Corner with Bill Owens http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-bill-owens-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Egypt is in turmoil.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens discusses the situation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 72032 at http://wamc.org Yale's Benhabib On Egypt's Turmoil http://wamc.org/post/yales-benhabib-egypts-turmoil <p>The turmoil in Egypt has brought horrific violence and few good options for the U.S. WAMC’s Alan Chartock spoke with Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University, about where the Arab Spring protests have led.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:00:26 +0000 Alan Chartock 71999 at http://wamc.org Yale's Benhabib On Egypt's Turmoil Stephen Gottlieb: Dealing With The Egyptian Miliary http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-dealing-egyptian-miliary <p>If we can believe the observations of commentators over more than two centuries, Americans have always wanted to be liked. We want people to like us, not to fear or feel coerced by us. That works well for a democracy where politicians want people to vote for them.</p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:48:57 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 71882 at http://wamc.org 8/1/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/8113-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For the first half of today's panel, Alan Chartock, Ray Graf, and Joe Donahue are joined by James Ketterer - Director of International Academic Initiatives &amp; Senior Fellow at Bard College and just returned from 2-years in Egypt to discuss Egypt.</p><p>For the second half of the show, Fay Vincent, former Commissioner of Commissioner of Major League Baseball talks about the current and on-going steroid scandals in the sport.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 70493 at http://wamc.org Stephen Gottlieb: Intransigence – The Auto-Immune Disease Of Democracy http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-intransigence-auto-immune-disease-democracy <p>Obviously I’ve been following the news from Egypt like everyone else. You don’t need commentators to tell you that ousting a democratically elected government is undemocratic and unacceptable. But I want to talk about Morsi’s mistakes because they illustrate a major misunderstanding of democracy.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:46:31 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 68865 at http://wamc.org 7/2/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/7213-panel <p>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock and newsman, Ray Graf. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br>Egypt<br>Rain Rain Go Away<br>Forest/Wild Fires<br>Obama’s Climate Change Speech</p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68322 at http://wamc.org 4/4/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/4413-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Morning Edition Host, David Guistina, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Ray Graf moderates.</p><p>This morning our discussion topics include:<br>• In a Budget Gesture, Obama Will Return 5% of His Salary<br>• Obama administration pushes banks to make home loans to people with weaker credit<br>• U.S. Embassy Tweets Jon Stewart's Egypt Monologue; Diplomatic Incident Ensues<br>• Latest Updates on the Gun Violence Debate<br>• Leno Blesses ‘Tonight Show’ Succession Plan</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 61424 at http://wamc.org As Egypt Grows More Lawless, Army Chief Warns Against 'State Collapse' http://wamc.org/post/egypt-grows-more-lawless-army-chief-warns-against-state-collapse Egyptian protesters remain in the streets of Port Said and Suez, defying President Mohammed Morsi's declaration Sunday night of states of emergency and night-time curfews. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:40:53 +0000 Korva Coleman 56734 at http://wamc.org As Egypt Grows More Lawless, Army Chief Warns Against 'State Collapse' In Egypt: Protests Continue, Opposition Balks At Talks With Morsi http://wamc.org/post/egypt-protests-continue-opposition-balks-talks-morsi A fifth day of "widening unrest," <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/29/world/middleeast/egypt-protests-cairo-port-said.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0" target="_blank">as <em>The New York Times</em> puts it</a>, is underway in Egypt.<p>Clashes continue, Merrit Kennedy reports from Cairo for the NPR Newscast, even though President Mohammed Morsi has <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/01/27/170395387/mass-funeral-held-for-riot-dead-in-egyptian-town" target="_blank">declared a 30-day state of emergency</a> and night curfews in three provinces.<p>Since Friday, Merrit adds, more than Mon, 28 Jan 2013 14:47:29 +0000 Mark Memmott 56633 at http://wamc.org In Egypt: Protests Continue, Opposition Balks At Talks With Morsi