Getting to Know Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Is Egypt’s vice president, Omar Suleiman, ready to implement a swift transition to democracy and is that even possible? Who is Suleiman? Retired Colonel Patrick Lang has known and worked with Omar Suleiman for two decades. He says Suleiman's intention to provide a strong and orderly transition is genuine, but the time table that Egyptians are hoping for is probably unlikely.

We know, of course this former director of the Egyptian intelligence service has close ties to the U.S. But what kind of transitional leader could he make? In Washington, U.S. officials have to wait and see as they stand on the sidelines, while Egyptian officials began working out possible transition plans for the nations government.

Guests:

Retired Colonel Patrick Lang

Produced by:

Jen Poyant

Comments [2]

MK Ultra from Hell

Ah, Mr. Omar Soiledman. CIA shill, torturer extraordinaire, wanna be tin-pot dictator. Israel's best friend and loyal subject in Egypt. What could possibly be wrong with that picture?

Feb. 10 2011 09:07 AM
MK Ultra from Hell

Ah, Mr. Omar Soiledman. CIA shill, torturer extraordinaire, wanna be tin-pot dictator. Israel's best friend and loyal subject in Egypt. What could possibly be wrong with that picture?

Feb. 10 2011 09:04 AM

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