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Mubarak's army?

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Submitted by Andy B. (United States), Feb 13, 2011 at 16:18

Did Mubarak really spend the 3 billion a year that the USA bribed him with on the Egyptian Army, or did he just put it into his Swiss Bank account?

Personally, I would have preferred that he receive nothing - but better it go into his Swiss bank than into bankrolling some new war.

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