Egypt and the Middle East After Mubarak
With the downfall of the Mubarak regime in Egypt protests have quickly spread throughout the Middle East. With many former regional allies of the United States now on the brink of revolution, what are the implications for the U.S. and other western allies after Mubarak's fall? What does regime change entail for the millions of Egyptians who rose up recently to overturn the government? How does this affect the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians? For more insight into the current situation we turn to three of the most experienced experts on the region, David Ottaway, Aaron David Miller, and Barbara Slavin.
About this Week's Guests: Barbara Slavin is a contributor to AOL News and ForeignPolicy.com. Previously she served as assistant managing editor for world and national security at the Washington Times, and also as senior diplomatic reporter for USA Today. Aaron Miller is a former Middle East negotiator for Republican and Democratic administrations, having served as an advisor to six Secretaries of State. He is currently a public policy scholar here at the Woodrow Wilson Center. David Ottaway is a senior scholar at the Wilson Center. Previously he served as a foreign correspondent and a national security and investigative reporter for The Washington Post. From 1981 to 1985 he was the paper's Cairo bureau chief.