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February 2, 2011 6:07 PM

Wednesday's crackdown was vintage Mubarak

Not long after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak pledged political reforms and promised not to run for a sixth five-year term, pro-government demonstrators with reported connections to the Egyptian security forces laid siege to a downtown square Wednesday and fought fierce battles with anti-government protesters. It's a tactic Mubarak opponents have seen for years.

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