A panel of experts discuss a wide range of issues and their common threads
A new carnivore was discovered in Latin America. Bradley Manning was sentenced for leaking government secrets while Edward Snowden was on the run for a similar crime. And a look back at the March on Washington sparked a conversation about civil rights in the Middle East. Host Frank Stasio discussed a wide range of issues and their common threads with the news roundtable.
About 100 North Carolina National Guard Soldiers will deploy to Egypt this week.
The men and women are scheduled to spend the next nine months in the Sinai Peninsula, supporting the 1979 peace agreement between Israel and Egypt. Captain Matthew Boyle says the mission is a standard operation and has not been affected by the tenuous situation in Egypt and the Middle East.
A candlelight vigil and prayer for the people of Egypt will be held this evening in Raleigh. The Muslim American Public Affairs Council and several others groups are organizing the vigil. Moe El-Gamal is the chairman of the council and one of the leading organizers. He also led a demonstration at the legislative building earlier today.