Violence Erupts in Egyptian Protests

Thursday, February 03, 2011

A wounded Egyptian anti-government demonstrator receives treatment on a pavement at Cairo's Tahrir Square on February 2, 2011. (Getty)

After days of relatively peaceful demonstrations, a new voice has emerged in the Egypt as pro-Mubarak supporters took to the streets of Cairo yesterday. With Mubarak's supporters came the introduction of rocks, clubs, stones, knives and Molotov cocktails. The attacks did not come from the military, the disputes occurred between the two rivaling sides.

For the latest we speak to Nicholas Kristof, columnist for The New York Times. We also speak with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, author of “Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East” and “Palestinian Identity.”


Rashid Khalidi and Nicholas Kristof

Comments [1]

Will Shapira from Roseville MN

Overshadowed by the developments in the Middle East is the attmept by Cong. Issa to destroy the Freedom of Information Act. People should contact their Congresspeople, Attorney General Holder and President Obama and demand they protect FOIA.

Feb. 03 2011 09:05 AM

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