Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Libya: friend or foe? That question is getting harder to answer as crackdowns on protests in the Middle East by U.S. allied governments blur the lines. Joining us is PJ Crowley, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs.
As a symbol of change in the Arab world, angry protests in Bahrain stand in stark contrast to the mostly peaceful demonstrations in Egypt. Joining us now with more is Nicholas Kristof, columnist for our partner The New York Times.
We check in with Takeaway producer Kristen Meinzer and Takeaway film contributor Rafer Guzman to get a grasp on what's hot and what will flop.
What is the situation in the North African country today, and what does it say about Moammar Gadhafi's rule?
Louise Story explains how the feds come up with these numbers. And to help us understand whether it's really possible to place monetary value on human life is Peter Singer, philosopher and Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University.
Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times gives a first-hand account of Bahraini police attacking protestors with tear gas and rubber bullets.
Takeaway Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, sheds light on what we can expect during the dark sports month of February.
Takeaway listeners all over the country flooded our site with dog pics when they entered our Smartest Dog contest. Now we have the results, thanks to our judge – veteran Westminster reporter, Sarah Montague.
Joining us is Democratic State Senator Bob Jauch from Wisconsin District 25, one of the senators who left the state Capitol. He calls the bill an unprecedented attack against workers and says he wants to give them time to voice their concerns.