Scott Horton Interviews Jason Ditz

Scott Horton, February 14, 2011

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Jason Ditz, managing news editor at, discusses CIA chief Leon Panetta’s (correct) prediction that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will step down; the lack of concessions offered to Egyptian protesters, other than promises to end the 30-year Emergency Law at some unspecified future date; slow progress in reforming Tunisia’s government, despite a new head of state; and the Egyptian army’s two week detainment of the Google executive who helped start the protests.

MP3 here. (17:06)

Jason Ditz is the managing news editor at His op-ed pieces have been published in newspapers across the country.

One Response to “Jason Ditz”

  1. If you want to listen to some real grown up discussion about the Egyptian revolution and the problems they face listen to some real Egyptians talking about it.

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