International 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]