If your competition is weak, why shutter them off? Why bring consternation into a situation where you hold a winning hand.
Mubarak has been a decent enough King, yet the last elections may have turned the tide in Egypt into dangerous waters. The door now opens to Salafists and that is certainly not a group you would want running Egypt. Given, the Moslem Brotherhood was no prize, but this next bunch could prove to be a hand-full.
Sandmonkey wrapped it up beautifully Here…
Also; keep your eyes open on Lebanon and Saudi arabia.