More people have died in Egypt from the coronavirus—nearly 4,000—than in any other Arab country. The trend lines are not “reassuring,” despite what President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has claimed, as the number of new cases are surging. Sisi has responded the only way he knows how: by silencing Egyptians.
This week, WPR’s Judah Grunstein, Freddy Deknatel and Prachi Vidwans talk about the mysterious series of explosions that have rattled Iran. They also discuss reports that the Trump administration granted the CIA sweeping authorization to conduct offensive cyber operations against U.S. adversaries.