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Must Peaceful Protest Be Abandoned?

President Mubarak's refusal to step down on Thursday turned the mood in Tahrir Square from hopeful anticipation to fury in a matter of minutes. Many see Mubarak's response as a direct rebuff to peaceful protest. Is violence the next (and last) resort?

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Update: Uprising in Egypt

Nancy Yousef, Egyptian-American Professor of English Literature at the City University of New York, Baruch and Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University reflect on the latest from Egypt.

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Shibley Telhami on Events in Egypt

So far the renewed protests have remained peaceful, notes Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development, University of Maryland and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He helps wade through the news coming out of Egypt.

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Analysis of Events in Egypt

Zachary Lockman, professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University analyzes what he sees happening in Egypt, where throngs have descended on Tahrir Square following President Mubarak's refusal to step down.

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Iran cracks down on protesters

Iranian security forces clubbed and tear-gassed demonstrators who marched today in Tehran and other major cities in Iran to protest against the regime. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with a protester who used the pseudonym "Behzad" about today's events.

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Can Egypt Recoup Mubarak's Fortune?

On Monday, the Egyptian government called on the Foreign Ministries in the European Union to put a freeze on Mubarak's assets in their countries. But how long will it take them to figure out how much of that off-shore money rightfully belongs to Egypt?