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    • Sherifa Zuhur
    • 31.01.11 | 07:39 (IST)

    Your analysis misses the point. Mubarak has shown himself to those in Tahrir Square (& Minufiyya, Mansura, Mahalla, Alexandiria, Suez, Tanta, etc.) to be completely out of touch with THEIR demands. Of course, he met with the military - he is obeying their orders. But he has shown contempt for his own people, hence, today, they called for him to be judged, whereas yesterday, they simply wanted him to leave. It wasn't the MB who announced what ElBaradei would do - they joined in w. 5 other parties who chose him to head a transitional govt. The military could accede to the popular mood as in Tunisia; after all, they will not disappear no matter what. I know you have no respect for my views, but some of your readers do.

    from the article: Breaking Egypt's spirit / A war of attrition
    First published 02:18 31.01.11 | Last updated 02:18 31.01.11
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