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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Will He or Won't He?

Now there are reports claiming Mubarak won't step down. I guess we have to wait and hear it directly from the horse's, uh, mouth.

1 comment:

David Mack said...

The question is who or what next? As Omar Suleiman told the opposition representatives, "you will get a coup." I've been listening to the Arabic broadcasts, and it classic coup situation, including "Proclamation # 1 from The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces providing assurance that the armed forces will be protecting the people." So, for now, the revolution looks more and more like a coup d'etat, as is pretty clearly the case in Tunisia as well.