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Egypt and Hosni Mubarak: It’s Time for Democracy

Many Americans have a soft spot for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.  Coming to power in October 1981 as an unknown Vice President when Anwar Sadat was assassinated, Mubarak overcame the curse of stepping into a great leader’s shoes to establish a rule spanning 29 years next month.  On the way he has built a reputation…