TIME:Mubarak Reveals a Brutal Plan to Hold Power

The “Berlin Wall” analogy that has been a staple of Western media discussion of the struggle for power in Egypt looked way off the mark on Wednesday as the regime unleashed a brutal strategy for remaining in power that might make “Prague Spring” a more apposite European analogy. The Berlin Wall’s rupture saw East Germany’s communist regime collapse; the democratic uprising in Czechoslovakia in 1968 was crushed by Russian tanks.

Read more >>TIME

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: