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Posted on Feb 11, 2011 in History News

Mubarak Steps Down, Gives Egypt’s Military Control

Gerald D. Swick

Egypt’s embattled president, Hosni Mubarak, has handled power to the military and stepped down. Click on the links below for reports.

During the last few days,‘s weekly opinion poll asked readers what they thought the most likely results of the protests in Egypt would be. Among the 360 readers who had taken the poll by this morning, 44% expect that the power of Islamic extremists will increase; 19% expected the existing regime to continue in some form; and those expecting a new, more democratic government will emerge were in a dead heat with those who expected a military takeover of the government, at 15% each. Seven percent of voters were undecided.

See poll here.

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