It was inevitable, and now it is about to happen — after an Obama envoy told Mubarak to go. Of course, he has named a successor and the old regime will try to continue, but its days are numbered. “Egyptian President Mubarak Will Reportedly Step Down,” from Fox News, February 1:
CAIRO – President Hosni Mubarak is expected to say in a speech Tuesday night that he plans on stepping down at the next election scheduled in September, according to Reuters.
He does plan to stay in office until then to meet the demands of the protesters.
Al-Jazeera reports that the Egyptian Embassy in Tel Aviv is making preparations to welcome him into exile….