Let's make a deal, ok? You get to keep Mubarak the dictator. In exchange, you promise to never ever again use the expression 'the only democracy in the middle east' about Israel, since it's now been exposed as hypocritical and shallow. Ok?
Egypt says verdict in Al-Jazeera case expected Saturday (AP)
from the article: Without Mubarak, U.S. power in Mideast will diminish