Wikileaks Public date: 10.08.2017 19:48:51

Publisher: NYTimes.com

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6 Feb 2011

Stability of Egypt Hinges on a Divided Military

A classified cable sent to Washington from the United States Embassy in Cairo in 2008 reported that a disgruntled midlevel Egyptian officer corps referred to the country s powerful defense minister, Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi, as Mubarak s poodle incompetent and archaic but intensely loyal to his now-besieged president.
A classified cable sent to Washington from the United States Embassy in Cairo in 2008 reported that a disgruntled...

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