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Fawaz Gerges: Army holds the fate of Mubarak in its hands – and he knows it | The Independent

If President Mubarak’s support was representative of the population, you would have expected tens of thousands to come out in full force over the last week. But the ruling party hasn’t been able to mobilise people. It isn’t a lack of resources: it’s simply that there are very few who would go out on a limb to defend them.

The author is director of the LSE’s Middle East Centre

Read more here: Fawaz Gerges: Army holds the fate of Mubarak in its hands – and he knows it – Commentators, Opinion – The Independent.

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