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Saturday, 12 February 2011

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In the wake the inevitable resignation of Egyptian leader President Mubarak, the wind of change is set to blow through the whole of the Middle East, a prominent political analyst has warned.

Sol Goldstein, Emeritus Professor of Politics at Stanford University predicts a turbulent next 5 or 10 years for the region and warns that the Egyptian Effect (previously known as the Tunisian Effect) may well destabilise other regimes, notably cash strapped Jordan and Yemen.

Goldstein even went as far as to suggest that the clamour for democracy might spread to other parts of the globe. "There is no reason to believe that previously unchallenged autocratic leaders in the developed part of the world will be immune to this movement for change. We may well witness the demise of some weel kent faces".

So, to paraphrase Sir Alex Ferguson, " its squeaky bum time for Sepp Blatter".

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