Yearning for Calm and Stability

Yearning for Calm and Stability Mubarak is not, and does not want to be, another Sadat

It is a show trial, the largest in Egypt's modern history. The makeshift courtroom is an exhibition hall at the Cairo fairgrounds, where 280 prisoners are on display in huge steel cages. Another 20 defendants are still at large, and two have died in prison. Most of the prisoners are accused of being members of a Muslim fundamentalist group known as al Jihad (Holy War), and many are linked with the violence that broke out in the Upper...

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