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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Egypt Updates

by Calculated Risk on 1/30/2011 06:12:00 PM

Here is the Monday live Egypt blog from Al Jazeera. Other resources: The Lede at the NY Times and the Guardian

From the WSJ: Egypt Opposition Picks a Leader

The Egyptian government, with newly appointed military generals in top positions, struggled to impose order and present a show of unified strength on Sunday, but it showed no signs of bending to demands that President Hosni Mubarak resign.
From the NY Times: Opposition Rallies to ElBaradei as Military Reinforces in Cairo
The Egyptian uprising, which emerged as a disparate and spontaneous grass-roots movement, began to coalesce Sunday, as the largest opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, threw its support behind a leading secular opposition figure, Mohamed ElBaradei, to negotiate on behalf of the forces seeking the fall of President Hosni Mubarak.