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Latest update : 2011-02-18

Egypt on edge: calls for change, but a transition to what?

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)
  • Ygal SAADOUN, France 24 Special Correspondent in Cairo
  • Amal SHARAF, Cyberactivist and member of the April 6th Youth Movement (by phone from Cairo)

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