This article reflects Mubarak and his regime's argument that he is needed for constitutional reform. The fact is that neither he nor the regime is needed. Autocrats never set in motion a process that will get them out of power. Egypt needs to build a brand new vibrant democracy based on a new constitution and purging the old regime completely.
Israeli ambassador to U.K.: Elements of left 'in denial' about 'disease' of anti-Semitism (Haaretz)
from the article: What exactly does the U.S. want from Egypt?