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He sounds almost excited.

The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب

Don't get me wrong: US and Saudi Arabia will now rush with bags of gold and cash to influence all members of the military command council.  The beauty of that is that there is no one person: it is a collective leadership (even if this rules for a transitional period) and the momentum of the Egyptian people will restrict their powers, notwithstanding wishes to the contrary by US/Israel/Saudi Arabia.  One person in the council will emerge; we don't know who: and there will be leaks and back stabbing and plots and conspiracies.  There will be chaos in Egypt: which is good.  People will come from nowhere: don't memorize the news names of this developing news story: you will hear of new names soon.  This is a big strategic development: if Tunisia affected Egypt: Egypt is destined to affect the entire region (unless you believe that the announcement of cash bonuses from the Bahraini King this morning was a pure act of charity.  Israel is in deep trouble, as is the US; Egypt was an intelligence and sabotage center.  The entire country and its dyamics are now unleashed on the word.  There will be new ideas and new current and trends.  Certainly, the freer the Arabs are, the more trouble for the US/Israel/Saudi Arabia.
by Nomad on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 03:34:27 PM EST
damn!  you beat me to it!

angry arab  --->  not so angry anymore

The shock for Israel and US is double: not only is Mubarak gone, but so is Sulayman.  The ouster of Sulayman ran against their scheme.  I believe that Mubarak arranged for that (although the people insisted on it) to get back at the US.  Leaving them to scramble.  The good thing is that Minister of Defense Tantawi has the leadership skills of Joe (six pack) Biden.  Stay tuned.

by stevesim on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 03:57:18 PM EST
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The AA:
don't memorize the news names of this developing news story: you will hear of new names soon

Good advice, imo.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 04:07:34 PM EST
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