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Rundown for February 7, 2011
12:00 PM EST Comment

Julian Assange Has Extradition Hearing Today In London

The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, appeared for an extradition hearing today in London.

12:00 PM EST 19 Comments

The Far Right Uses Egypt Protests To Stoke Fear

Glenn Beck has been talking about an Islamic caliphate, that he says could be established if radical Muslims seize power in places like Tunisia and Egypt. M J Rosenberg is senior foreign policy fellow at Media Matters Action Network. The group monitors what it calls ‘conservative misinformation’ in the US media.

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American Describes Her Detention in Egypt

Rosa Navarro is an American studying in Egypt and she was detained over the weekend while she was out buying a phone card.

12:00 PM EST 8 Comments

New Album Honors Country Music's Waylon Jennings

Family and friends come together to honor the late country music star Waylon Jennings with a new cd, you can listen here.

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A Seat At The Table In Cairo

We speak to Mahmoud Kassam, North Africa Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News, about the opposition in Egypt. Several of the younger Egyptians behind the past two weeks of protests were not present at a weekend meeting with the Mubarak government.

12:00 PM EST 4 Comments

In Washington, Egypt Splits Old Alliances

Democrats such as Senator John Kerry are pushing President Obama to call for an outright end to Hosni Mubarak’s regime. While some pro-democracy neoconservatives such as Bill Kristol are moving away from Israel’s stance of wanting to keep Mubarak in power.

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