" Gamal Mubarak, the son of Egypt’s president, proposed Tuesday that his country pursue nuclear energy, drawing strong applause from the nation’s political elite, while raising expectations that Mr. Mubarak is being positioned to replace his father as president.Egypt's purported nuclear ENERGY program makes the NYT. Turkey's proposed nuclear WEAPONS program rates nary a mention.
The carefully crafted political speech raised the prospect of two potentially embarrassing developments for the White House at a time when the region is awash in crisis: a nuclear program in Egypt, recipient of about $2 billion a year in military and development aid from the United States, and Mr. Mubarak succeeding his father, Hosni Mubarak, as president without substantial political challenge."
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Egypt's purported nuclear energy program
Posted by lukery at 9/20/2006 05:40:00 PM