Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by Jackson, Feb 1, 2011.
Per Fox news. No link yet. He plans on stepping down at next election in September.
Mubarak says he is stepping down at the next election in September. Per Fox News.
I dont think that will be enough. The Egyptians want him gone now.
Then why not step down immediately and hold elections now?
MSNBC reports that Mubarak will likely say, in a speech to be given later today, that he will not run in the next election.
So leave a power vacuum while elections are going on?
My guess it would take time to organize candidates.
Pick a strongman, any strongman. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
Sad but true, but a great Who song.
Because he is determined to make the same mistake as the Shah of Iran, apparently.
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