Former PM: Egypt’s government nearing end of the road

From his hiding place in Abu Dhabi, former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik slams his homeland’s current regime, implies Muslim Brotherhood is ‘insane’ Reuters

Former Egyptian prime minister and air force pilot Ahmed Shafik, who ended his career amid corruption allegations and fled to the Gulf, is confident that with Egypt in turmoil seven months into its experiment with Islamist rule, its often-reviled political old guard will eventually be seen by Egyptians, and by Washington, in a more kindly light.   “Egyptians reject the current regime,” said the last prime minister of Hosni Mubarak, the president who was ousted in 2011 after three decades in power.   “They do not reject the regime from nothing, they reject it as a result of the actions that have taken place over the last seven months … It has not been a success.” 

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