Names in the news: Egypt edition

i-cb871462d587ce5377455ff9e2535dd3-wb_alumni.jpgInternational correspondent (and former Daily Princetonian managing editor) Griff Witte ’00 has been covering the unrest in Cairo, filing daily stories for The Washington Post. [Washington Post]
 
Former Ambassador Frank Wisner ’61, who visited Egyptian leaders as a special envoy for the United States, drew criticism for suggesting that President Hosni Mubarak’s “continued leadership is critical.” [Associated Press]
 
Georgetown University professor Samer Shehata *00, an expert on the Middle East, told PBS that even the Egyptian military may now view Mubarak as “ a liability.” [NewsHour]
 
Colgate University professor Bruce Rutherford *93, author of the 2008 book Egypt After Mubarak, told CNN that for democracy to emerge in Egypt, major constitutional changes will be needed. [CNN]

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