Mubarak's third force terror tactic

Africa, David
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion//2011/02/201123164851963387.html

Publisher:  Aljazeera
Date Written:  03/02/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12452

President Mubarak unleashed his 'personal' thugs in a failed attempt to silence protestors seeking an end to his regime. The tactics of deploying so-called third forces is a tried and tested method of autocratic regimes, usually utilised when the regime realises that it is on the strategic defencive politically.

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