Former President of Egypt, Muhammad Hosni Sa’id Mubarak, dies at 91.

After nearly 30 years at the helm of the economic and cultural center of the Arab world, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak bowed out and relinquished power in 2011. Prior to his presidency, he was appointed vice president in 1975, and took power in 1981 when Sadat was assassinated by Islamist militants.

Mr. Mubarak’s departure changed the Middle East. In death, there will be cause to revisit his leadership in Egypt but we must remember the following for whatever it’s worth. Mubarak’s singular achievement was a stability – He stayed in power for 30 years in a stable period…Throughout the entire period, Egypt was not occupied; Egypt did not go to war with Israel.

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