Middle East

US ‘abandonment’ of Mubarak slammed by politicians

Dep. Minister Kara tells Huckabee “disappointed” by US turning back on Egyptian president; former Mossad head says US attitude is hint to Israel. 

Senior Israeli government officials have been strict in upholding a silence regarding theevents in Egypt. Privately, however, some have expressed deep concern at what they view as the hypocritical abandonment by the US of a long time ally once he seemed to be in trouble, with one official saying that while America believes pushing Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak out would lead to a democratic government, the more likely scenario was that this would lead to an Islamist regime even worse on issues like human rights and freedom than Mubarak. ………

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