Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year reign appears to be nearing its end in spite of maneuvering by Mubarak that included the appointment of intelligence chief Omar Suleiman to the vice presidency and promises – apparently too little, too late – to carry out reforms. But with Western capitals abandoning their longtime ally and the populace demanding his resignation, it appears unlikely that Mubarak will survive. Nevertheless, there were reports on Sunday that a larger military presence is visible, including tanks and helicopters. Mubarak’s two sons, one of whom has long been seen as his father’s successor, were reported to have arrived with their families in
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