Mubarak's Poodle In Charge of Egypt

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by pspr, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. pspr

    pspr

    "He's corrupt... He's not favored in the military. He's there because he stayed loyal to Honsi Mubarak," 26-year-old Abdelaziz Abdel Nabi told ABC News. "We're scared one of the military people steps up and controls us, like Mubarak did."

    A leaked U.S. State Department cable posted on the website Wikileaks, which cited "academics and civilian analysts," called Tantawi "Mubarak's poodle" and said mid-level officers in the Egyptian military were infuriated by his incompetence and blind loyalty to Mubarak.

    http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/egypt-trades-torture-supervisor-mubaraks-poodle/story?id=12895439

    Mubarak slams the U.S. in call to Israel.

    "'They may be talking about democracy but they don't know what they're talking about and the result will be extremism and radical Islam,'" he quoted Mubarak as saying.

    http://www.haaretz.com/news/diploma...l-with-israeli-mk-before-resignation-1.342831
     
  2. pspr

    pspr

    Ummm, probably not, on both counts.