14 Feb '11, 3am

[TR] Egypt’s lesson: Twitter is mightier than the tank

[TR] Egypt’s lesson: Twitter is mightier than the tank

Given several opportunities to jump, after 18 days of popular uprising, he was pushed – and by the people he thought would save him in the end, the Egyptian army. With the Army Council now in charge, on the surface it looks like a military coup – but so far it has been a soft one, probably the first velvet military coup in the Arab world. Announcing the sudden departure of Mubarak, Vice President Omar Suleiman spoke at the hour of evening prayers. He said the constitution and the parliament are now suspended – and the Army Council is now the authority running Egypt. Suleiman looked visibly shaken, as well he might be, for he too is now out of a job and his career as the hard man of the old regime could come under scrutiny, particularly his involvement in Egypt’s role in the extraordinary rendition of CIA prisoners. The new rulers in the army and public administration know ...

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