Egypt's new Defence Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sissi receives his orders at the presidential palace in Cairo

Middle East Monitor Podcast with Susan Yackee

  •  Egypt defense minister sounds alarm about danger of state collapse

Also in today’s show:

  • Amnesty criticizes Egyptian security forces for using  lethal force
    (Interview with Nicholas Piachaud, Amnesty International)
  • France urges international support for Syria’s opposition
  • The role of women in the Kurdish struggle
  • Doctors assess the consciousness of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon

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 PODCAST: Egyptian Military Chief Issues Stark Warning

Susan Yackee

Susan Yackee is anchor of VOA's International Edition radio show. She has been a reporter in the Washington area for more than 35 years and regularly interviews newsmakers and analysts in DC and around the world. Susan works in television, radio and social media.