Politics & Policy

U.N. Secretary General Demands Immediate Elections

Today, Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, issued a declaration that Egypt should begin transitioning to democracy immediately. He also (surprise!) condemned all violence in Egypt. There were no specifics about what exactly would constitute a beginning of a transition to democracy, or what would actions would be taken if Mubarak & Co. did not live up to expectations. The E.U. also fell in line with this vague U.S. line.


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