Friday, February 11, 2011

Egypt under Military Rule

The courageous demonstrations of the people of Egypt have secured their goal.  President Mubarak is out and the administration of the country is now under military rule.  Now we will see how this will play out on the world stage.  Egypt under Mubarak has been, although repressive, on good relations with the US and Israel.  There is now a new dimension in Egypt and, for that matter, the whole middle east region.  I suspect there will be tensions until time tells if the consequences of the demonstrations will work for Egypt, the region and the rest of the world.  Read more