TITLE

Revolution, Delayed

AUTHOR(S)
Ghosh, Bobby; Hauslohner, Abigail; Abouzeid, Rania; Rashidi, Yasmine El; Scherer, Michael; Calabresi, Massimo
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/21/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Egypt since antigovernment protests began in Cairo's Tahrir Square in January 2011. An overview of events that led to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's opening of negotiations with opposition groups and to a revolution is presented. The political power of Egyptian Vice President and leader of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service Omar Suleiman and his strategies for protecting the military and Mubarak as well as maintaining emergency law are discussed. The hero status of Internet search company Google executive Wael Ghonim, who called for demonstrations against the Egyptian government on a social media website, is discussed. Concerns about the Islamist group called the Muslim Brotherhood are noted.
ACCESSION #
58607866

 

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