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    • casual observor
    • 02.02.11 | 19:38 (IST)

    Mubarak's dictatorship has never been a threat to its neighbors. Sadaam provoked a war with the mullahs of Iran that resulted in the death of a million people, and then attacked a smaller neighbor. If left in power and allowed to rebuild his military, he would have attacked another neighbor. This in addition to gassing his kurdish citizens and masacring shi'a communities, destroying the environment of the vital Tigris/Eurphates marshes, ordering the most massive oil disaster, etc, etc. To compare Mubarak or Asaad or Gadahfi or the Saudi royals to a monster like Sadaam is simply a demonstration of ignorance.

    from the article: Three killed, 600 hurt as violent Cairo clashes run into the night
    First published 16:59 02.02.11 | Last updated 16:59 02.02.11
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