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  •  I'm 51, and it feels like the Fall of the Wall (1+ / 0-)
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    alkalinesky

    to me. I never really feared to be nuked - the soviets were reasonable in that sense. And this announces freedom for a huge part of the world. It will not stop to Egypt.
    All Arab countries will follow, one after the other. The rich ones will take more time, but ultimately they will follow.

    •  I fear it is too soon (1+ / 0-)
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      alkalinesky

      to take Egyptian freedom for granted. There's a hard road ahead - and many rulers in the region who not only hope this movement fails, they will do their best to ensure that it does.

      In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra

      by blue aardvark on Fri Feb 11, 2011 at 09:42:46 AM PST

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