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Submitted by cycling jersey (China), Feb 22, 2012 at 02:02

Of course there is no doubt that Mubarak was a corrupt and favoratist leader, as are most Middle Eastern and many Eastern European leaders, Chinese leaders, Korean leaders, etc. But at least there was control of the Islamic extremists since he and the military were against them as well. Mubarak comes from a time before the rise of the MB and Hamas and the extreme terror networks and Jihadist Islam. He was at least practical and predictable and was willing to dialogue and negotiate.

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