yemen’s dictator will not seek re-election

who’s next? some say the house of saud. we shall see

“Mr. Saleh, an American ally who has been in office for 32 years, said that his eldest son, Ahmed, who heads the elite Republican Guard, would not seek the presidency either. Opponents of the government had feared that Mr. Saleh would try to pass power to his son.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/03/world/middleeast/03yemen.html?_r=1&hp

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