Wave of Change: 'Common Sense' in US Foreign Policy; a Mubarak Supporter Speaks

Thursday, February 03, 2011 - 01:35 PM

This is the third edition of Wave of Change, a new special podcast from The Takeaway, covering the mass protests in Egypt and their consequences for the wider Arab world, hosted by John Hockenberry with Celeste Headlee.

In today's episode, we get the latest analysis with Samer Sheheta, professor of Arab politics at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University; we speak with a 25-year-old anti-Mubarak protester who was kept home by violence, but is eager to return; Leslie Gelb, president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, calls for "common sense" in America's foreign policy; and, a Takeaway from this morning's show with one Egyptian who is satisfied with Mubarak's pledge to step down.

Guests:

Leslie H. Gelb, Omar Kalifa, Nicholas Kristof, Samer Sheheta and Soha Yassin

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