publication date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Government

clue: once the surveyor of all of Egypt, he can now only see it through the bars of his courtroom cage

explanation: Mubarak was the ousted dictator of Egypt. In 2011, he was forced to attend his own trial in a cage for security reasons. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, and Ryan Dunn

Arab Spring: Throughout 2011, the Arab world has been in upheaval, with citizens demanding rights and overthrowing long-established dictators. This theme looks at both sides of the regional conflict.

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