Friday, March 05, 2004

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Top News Article | "U.S. officials have said they want to announce the initiative formally in June when the Group of Eight leaders from the world's industrial powers hold their annual summit. The G8 does not include any Arab countries.

'If the American reform plan is not studied very carefully, we could plunge into a spiral of violence and anarchy which will not only affect us...and then it's goodbye to any glimmer of democracy in the Arab world,' Mubarak said.

He also stressed that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was at the heart of the region's troubles and attention should not be diverted.
'Making reforms but ignoring the Palestinian issue, which is at the center of everything, will not produce the desired stability...whether you like it or not,' he said. "

More plans in the making. Glad to see we aren't acting like an Imperial power.

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