From a distance, I found Mubarak as one of the best and nicest Arab leaders always concerned with the best possible life for Egypt and Egyptians .... and Arabs in general. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 23.02.11 | 09:42 (IST)

    Comparing him with Saddam Hussein is shooting oneself in the foot - in my opinion. And going after actors, intellectuals, etc, because they felt like that too, is wrong! It's like "purging" the country of its best people. Yet, I have a problem with him too: was he indeed as corrupt as the Guardian writes? Stole $70 billions? In fact, if he took just ONE billion dollars he should be erased totally from Egypt's history. But blacklisting his supporters is bad, bad, bad! They are probably the best of Egypt's intelligentia.

    from the article: Zvi Bar’el / Now that Mubarak's gone, it's time to purge his former supporters
    First published 02:29 23.02.11 | Last updated 02:29 23.02.11
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