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.
With the 2012 presidential race looming, prospective GOP candidates came to the Conservative Political Action Conference this year, trying to impress activists and potential supporters. NPR's Don Gonyea watched the parade of hopefuls.
Leaders around the world are offering words of support to the Egyptian people and a sense of the challenges ahead. Host Scott Simon reports on the reaction of world leaders to the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.