posted on Apr, 20 2004 @ 09:11 PM
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is playing two ends of a fiddle. Egypt is steadily buying US weapons, etc.....interesting. IMHO, I think this is a PR
move for Chirac, since he is in dire need of some good rhetoric against the US. Won't help him at home though.
Egypt and Israel's relations are probably at the coldest they have been for quite sometime.
The King of Jordan cancelled his meeting in the US because obviously, he is dealing with the situation that arose there recently, involving a
terrorist group that came out of Syria and was attempting to cause some major damage, with WMD, and if not thwarted, could have effected in excess of
20,000+ innocent people.
Also, what was said sounded like the "Great Satan" rhetoric speeches that were given by Iran during the Carter administration and the hostage