Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, College Park
Steven Cook, senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Tarek Masoud, assistant professor of public policy, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
Election results set the stage for a runoff vote between the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafik, the last prime minister under former President Mubarak. International monitors called the election one of Egypt's most transparent, but violent protests broke out after the final tally.