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Egypt Embarks on Democratic Reforms

President Bush's call for democracy in the Middle East has taken on new significance since the assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister stirred protests for Syria to pull out its troops from Lebanon. The president also points to first-time democratic elections in Iraq, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Mohammed Kamal, a political science professor at Cairo University, discusses democratic movements in the region and specifically Egypt.

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