Latest update: 18/02/2011
Egypt on edge: calls for change, but a transition to what? (part 2)
Despite Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak reshuffling his cabinet and appointing his first ever vice-president, there's no let-up in the protests calling for him to go. François Picard's panel debates what the role of the army could be in a transition process, and who of the civilian and Islamist opposition is best placed to take the reins of the Arab world's most populous nation.
Programme broadcast on January 31st, 2011.
A debate with François Picard and guests:
- Ashraf HEGAZY, Executive Director, Dubai Initiative, Kennedy School Belfer Center, Harvard University (by phone from Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
- Melissa BELL, France 24 Senior Correspondent
- Anas AL-TIKRITI, Chief Executive, Cordoba Foundation (by satellite from London)
- Amal SHARAF, Cyberactivist and member of the April 6th Youth Movement (by phone from Cairo)