As Egypt continues to grapple with the aftermath of a military-assisted popular uprising against the incumbent president, Beinin talked with The Daily about the recent events in Egypt, the role of the military in bringing about a change of government and how the transition may affect American foreign policy towards the African nation.
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies hosted a discussion on the Egyptian popular uprising yesterday, drawing commentary from history professor Joel Beinin and political science assistant professor Lisa Blaydes. History professor Robert Crews moderated the event, which took place in the Bechtel Conference Center.
Demonstrators converged in White Plaza today to show their support for Egyptian protestors. Omar Shakir, B.A. ’07, J.D. ’13, one of the event’s organizers, stated that the Stanford demonstrators wanted to add their voices to the chorus of outcries stemming from the Egyptian uprising