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Mubarak’s Speech and why it was a mistake

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I am listening to the end of Egyptian President Mubarak’s speech and the crowd reaction after as I write this.  My ideas are flowing and there is no reason to wait to write while they are in my mind.

Several years ago I put my Political Science degree on a bookshelf. My interest in American politics is burned out. There is only so much one can care about the Electoral College and the official way congressional districts are drawn. Still, there are some political things that still draw me in.

My courses in international relations and the different theories are still very helpful. One of those lessons was on international political protests.

I have always been interested in mass protest movements. If a country’s people feel the need to risk their lives, I pay even more attention. This is what peeked my interest in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by MeekoDev

February 10, 2011 at 5:02 pm

Posted in Egypt, Politics, Twitter

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