Is Egypt The First Domino to Fall?


After almost a month of protests and people living in the streets, rocks being thrown, blood being spilled, and many injured, Egyptian President Mubarak finally resigns. There was partying and cheers from the streets all night. The people had spoken and the people had won. The basis of any democracy is a government for the people and by the people.

Go back to the 2009 Iranian elections, where Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was reelected, but not without a controversial victory. Much like Egypt but under different circumstances, people flooded the streets in protest, claiming that the vote was fixed and that voter fraud was the reason why Ahmadinejad was thrust back into office.

Unfortunately there was also bloodshed and deaths. The Iranian ruling party tried to cover up their handling of this situation by not allowing the news media or cameras into the area. What they didn’t factor in was the…



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