Hezbollah, Israel And Egypt: What Happens Next?
Fresh Air from WHYY, February 2, 2011
"All of our assumptions about the Arab world has been turned on their head in the last month, says veteran Middle East correspondent Thanassis Cambanis.
"Everything that the experts say and everything that the activists and politicians have taken for granted for a generation, at least, is really off the table," he tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "What's been happening, first in Lebanon and then in Tunisia and now in Egypt and who knows further afield, suggests that new forces have been unleashed and we have no idea where they might lead and what new dynamics they might create."
On today's Fresh Air, Cambasis puts what's been going on in Egypt in a historical context — and explains the rising...