Scott Horton Interviews Ahmed al-Assy
Ahmed al-Assy, an Egyptian-American living in Egypt and a participant in the Tahrir Square protests, discusses how exiled president Hosni Mubarak may still be calling the shots in Egypt; the oligarchy-friendly Egyptian constitution that hinders democratic reforms; the difference between the regular army and the security forces within the Ministry of Interior; protesters in Tahrir Square and other areas, staying for the duration; and the Egyptian activists trying to keep the Gaza border crossing permanently open.
MP3 here. (20:32)
Ahmed al-Assy is an Egyptian American who has lived in Egypt for the last 10 years. He was a participant in the Tahrir Square protests.