JUST TWO DAYS after the Palestinian presidential election, in which multiple candidates freely competed for votes, an Egyptian official delivered a contrasting piece of news: The ruling party, he said, intended to nominate President Hosni Mubarak to run unopposed this fall for a sixth consecutive term. If confirmed, that would mean the perpetuation of the dictatorship that has ruled Egypt for more than 50 years, nearly half of them under Mr. Mubarak, who is now 76. Though they can hardly be surprised, Egyptians can only be frustrated by Mr. Mubarak’s refusal to liberalize a political system that has brought them decades of economic stagnation and rampant corruption while nourishing Islamic extremists, including many of the leaders of al Qaeda. (washington post)

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