The protests in Egypt are focusing attention on the Muslim Brotherhood. It has Egypt's largest grassroots network and is linked with other Islamist movements. Host Marco Werman finds out more about their plans from former spokesman Kamal el-Halbawy.
Iranian leaders have been responding to events in Egypt by cracking down on dissidents. Barbara Slavin, a senior fellow at The Atlantic Council tells anchor Marco Werman that Iranians executed a record number of prisoners last months.
Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on Egypt's anti-government protests from The World's Matthew Bell, who is reporting on events on the ground in Cairo, and speaking to a cross-section of Egyptians in the process.
Host Marco Werman introduces us to a song by the Cairo band Wust el Balad. It is an anthem of sorts for Egyptian youth who relate to its lyrical metaphor for their dead-end lives. "Mom, I want to get married (but I don't have any money.")
The crisis in Egypt presents huge problems for US foreign policy. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the American role with Aaron David Miller, a former adviser on the Middle East to six US secretaries of state, between 1985 and 2003.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Council on Foreign Relations fellow Steven Cook about the prospects for a regional "domino effect" in Egypt's neighborhood. They discuss the likelihood for change in countries including Algeria, Libya, and Syria.
Anchor Marco Werman reports on Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin, who resigned from her job at Nile TV, the Egyptian state television channel. Shahira says she could no longer work there because she'd been forced to keep some facts from the public.