Egypt's military leaders gave some indication Saturday of how they will rule the country in the wake of President Hosni Mubarak's resignation. The military said the country will abide by international agreements. It also said the government appointed by President Mubarak will remain in place until a new one is formed. Host Scott Simon speaks with Dr. Paul Sullivan, a professor of economics at the National Defense University, about the role of the military in post-Mubarak Egypt.
Jerry Sloan spent 16 years as a player and coach with the Chicago Bulls. Then he spent 23 more years as head coach of the Utah Jazz. No active NBA coach has more wins, and he's the only coach in league history with more than 1,000 wins with one team. Host Scott Simon and NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman discuss Sloan's retirement and some controversial revelations about the Vancouver Winter Olympics on the first anniversary of the games.
President Obama hailed the Egyptian protesters Friday and said the resignation of President Mubarak is a new beginning. Host Scott Simon speaks with Marc Lynch, director of the Institute for Middle East Studies at George Washington University, about what could be in store for U.S.-Egypt relations in the post-Mubarak era.