Friday, January 28, 2011

US backed Egyptian regime change -Wikileaks

The United States, since 2008, before Barack Obama's presidency, just to remind you, backed individuals mobilizing for a regime change in Egypt, prior to its September, 2011 presidential election:

The Telegraph of the U.K. reported, "Egypt protests: America's secret backing for rebel leaders behind uprising: The American government secretly backed leading figures behind the Egyptian uprising who have been planning “regime change” for the past three years, The Daily Telegraph has learned."

And here is the U.S. cable, leaked by Wikileaks, reported, the same day, by The Telegraph.

This likely embarrasses the Obama administration, especially as it balances its inherent commitment to the Hosni Mubarak regime with its support for authentic democratic and economic reform. (The protesters want the entire Mubarak enterprise, his son, Gamal, included, gone.)

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