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Considering that the members of the existing People's Assembly were selected under long standing "state of emergency" rules which were designed to insure only Mubarak supporters were likely to vote, it is a blessing, (multi-lingual pun intended), if the Assembly is dissolved. I read that the reason Mubarak turned power over to a military council was to avoid the necessity of having an election in 60 days and to allow for preparations for a fairer, broader based election. That may or may not be the case, but six months seems a much more reasonable time frame to organize new parties and an election. I imagine most Egyptians view their constitution as a work very much in process just now.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 05:39:15 PM EST
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