A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Thursday, February 10, 2011

If Mubarak Goes . . .

If Mubarak really is going to step aside, the first question is to whom will he delegate power? ‘Omar Suleiman has been making statements about how Egypt is not mature enough for democracy and how the State of Emergency cannot be lifted in the present circumstances, which doesn't seem to sit well with reported Army statements that the protesters' demands will be met. This could be a very interesting day.

And since Al Jazeera English is hard to find in the US, here's another window into their streaming coverage.

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