Dr. Roxane Farmanfarmaian, affiliated lecturer at Cambridge University, thinks that these uprisings are so powerful and demanding of freedoms that they wouldn't accept the repression of Islamist groups.
As political unrest spreads across the Middle East, analysts wonder whether and how U.S. policy has influenced the protestors. How does the U.S.'s increasing role in the Middle East since 9/11 relate to the current political instability in the region?
How can Egyptians ensure a peaceful political transition? How has the political unrest in Egypt affected the Middle East? To help answer these questions is Ambassador Thomas Pickering, trustee of the National Committee for American Foreign Policy.
The Egyptian economy is taking a beating, while the anti-government demonstrations continue. But life in Egypt is starting to feel a little more normal, as banks and businesses re-open. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Israel has been anxiously following events in Egypt, worried about how the unrest could affect the peace treaty between the two countries. But as Daniel Estrin reports, Israelis are now worried about their energy security, too.