My Way News – Ahmadinejad: Egyptian protests herald new Mideast
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran’s president said Friday that Egypt’s popular uprising shows a new Islamic Middle East is emerging, one that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims will have no signs of Israel and U.S. “interference.”
The Iranian leader spoke as the country marked the 32nd anniversary of its 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the pro-U.S. shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and brought hardline clerics to power.
Obama says ‘Egypt will never be the same,’ praises protesters’ nonviolence
WASHINGTON — Welcoming the fall of Egypt’s authoritarian regime, President Obama on Friday celebrated the protesters who succeeded in driving Hosni Mubarak from power and cast their struggle as one of the epic democratic movements in world history.
While Egypt enjoys the removal of Mubarak, the country’s future is still up in the air. Time will tell what is in store for the nation with the up coming elections that are slated for next September it is of my opinion that Egypt is not out of the woods yet.
It is obvious that the military in Egypt is the real power behind the government, it was the Egyptian military that eventually forced Mubarak from power and now has taken complete control of the country.
The Egyptian military receives over a billion dollars a year in U.S. aid, a possible tool that Obama could use to manipulate the way the Egyptian military lays out the up and coming elections.
But will he?
If so, how?
This whole Egyptian fiasco is not over yet and the region is still unstable, while everyone is quick to fire their guns in the air in celebration I prefer to keep mine holstered for the time being.
BTW I noticed Iran is pleased with this outcome as well.