MUNICH — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned on Sunday that removing President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt too hastily could threaten the country’s transition to democracy.So now, at least in theory, they're backing off their earlier stance that Mubarak should leave instantly, even at the risk of allowing the Muslim Brotherhood to take over. But they'll only really convince when they're willing to say the Brotherhood is a danger.
Her remarks were the Obama administration’s most explicit sign yet of its growing emphasis on averting instability in Egypt, even at the expense of the key demand from the Egyptian protest movement: Mr. Mubarak’s immediate removal.
Monday, February 07, 2011
CLINTON IS NOW WARNING AGAINST HASTY EXIT BY MUBARAK
The New York Times says that Hilary Clinton is now warning against a rushed departure by Hosni Mubarak:
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