Shows featuring Samer Shehata

  • Post-Mubarak: What Will Egypt Look Like the Day After the Regime Ends? Mubarak
    University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole and Georgetown Professor Samer Shehata examine the future of Egypt. Will the revolution succeed, or will the next government be another “Mubarak regime without Mubarak?” Cole spoke at Columbia University in New York City last night at an event titled "Egypt Arising." Samer...
    February 11, 2011 | Story
  • Will the Egyptian Military Stage a Coup to Oust Mubarak? Military
    To talk about the latest developments in Egypt, we are joined by two people who have been following the news closely. Samer Shehata is a professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University, and Paul Amar is an international studies professor at University of California, Santa Barbara. [includes rush transcript]
    February 11, 2011 | Story
  • Made in the U.S.A.: Tear Gas, Tanks, Helicopters, Rifles and Fighter Planes in Egypt Funded and Built Largely by the Pentagon and American Corporations Made-usa
    The United States has given tens of billions of dollars in military aid to Egypt over the last decades. Lockheed Martin, Boeing and General Electric have provided tanks, missiles, engines and more to the Hosni Mubarak regime. Following the massive popular uprising, U.S. foreign aid continues to flow to Egypt, although the...
    January 31, 2011 | Story
  • Repression and Poverty Underpin the Uprising in Egypt Samer2
    Recent events in Egypt could be an opportunity for the United States to support the people of Egypt, but no Obama administration official has recommended publicly that President Hosni Mubarak should step down. We speak with Samer Shehata, assistant professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University, about the U.S.-backed...
    January 31, 2011 | Story