It may happen after the elections (done or postponed), and then, it will be game over for democracy, for peace with Israel and for Human Rights in Egypt. You can conceive him like a non-clerical, "moderate Islamist" Egyptian MB "tapado", who will lead like Khomeini, imachek shemó. As for Syria, I am not yet completely sure the ingredients are there for regime change. Assad may step down, but the Mukhabarat regime will stay intact.
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from the article: Arab Spring will just bring upon Islamist dictatorships