Mona Eltahawy

Egypt Proved Change Is Possible, Sexy And Cool!

Mona Eltahawy comments on how Egypt's peaceful 18-day revolution didn't just bring down a dictator, it also toppled stereotypes about Arabs, who are often seen as violent and as a people who crave an iron-fisted strongman.

Mona Eltahawy On The Protests In Algeria: Sounds Like Everyone Is Catching Freedom Fever

As Susie already noted, there are protesters out in Algeria now defying the government ban and taking to the streets anyway. And as CNN's Wolf Blitzer noted, the government there decided that shutting down Internet communications and social networking sites was a smart way to deal with the civil unrest there along with a heavy police presence cracking down on protesters. Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy weighed in on whether every dictator in the Middle East ought to be worried about the possibility of facing the same fate of those in Egypt and Tunisia.

Mona & The Chattering Class

As Mona Eltahawy was listing off how momentous an event Egypt's uprising has been, and how it may signal a change in the way the United States approaches the Arab countries in the Middle East, siding with the peoples of that region rather than the dictators, the CNN pundits throw some cold water on such idealistic notions.

Mona Weeps

During a special Brian Lehrer Show in WNYC's Greene Space, journalist and activist Mona Eltahawy reacts to the breaking news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned.

Mona Fights The Muslim Stereotypes

Bill Maher tried out his best Bill O'Reilly impersonation last night with guest Mona Eltahawy, Egyptian-born journalist and a leading advocate for the current uprising.

Egypt On The Brink Of Revolution?

Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy joined The Dylan Ratigan Show for his daily rant to explain why America should support the protests in Egypt.