Will Mubarak step down?

February 10, 2011

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A protester in Cairo's Tahrir Square cheers as news spread of Mubarak's possible resignation on 2/10/11.

The mood in Cairo's Tahrir Square is jubilant. Many believe the Egyptian leadership is ready to make some major concessions after 17 days of protests. President Hosni Mubarak is expected to give a speech tonight and it's anticipated he will step down. We'll be live on the air to discuss the latest on the situation and take questions and comments. Call us at 312-832-3124.

Joining us will be:

Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter for the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), from Cairo.

Cherif Bassiouni, president emeritus of DePaul University's International Human Rights Institute. 

Joseph Kéchichian, a scholar at the Middle East Institute.