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    • jake
    • 11.02.11 | 01:00 (IST)

    as we speak but the latest has it that the Americans are surprised about Mubarak's decision. In fact even the CIA had apparently taken the view he is gone. So the U.S. reaction to this unexpected situation will bear very close scrutiny. Overall a worst-case scenario is the hordes of pro-democracy supporters are being baited with the intent they become violent and then the dictator can use this as an excuse to bring in the military and shut them down altogether. Then back to business as usual. Dream on delusional one. Best find safe haven now for the crowds in the streets tomorrow will be in numbers not seen before and the people of Egypt will not be denied even at the ultimate cost of having to die for their just cause.

    from the article: Mubarak hands over power to Egypt VP, but won't step down
    First published 23:06 10.02.11 | Last updated 23:06 10.02.11
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