INTERNATIONAL. This is not how the West, nor many Egyptians, thought the Arab Spring would turn out in Egypt. Their mistake was overestimating the significance of the democratic secularists, how representative the anti-Mubarak demonstrators were of Egypt as a whole, and the degree to which those demonstrators were committed to Western-style democracy.
SAUDI ARABIA. "There was information about a possible act targeting a mall or Aramco installations. We passed this information to the security forces to be on alert," Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour Turki said.