The "Heightened Anxiety" in Egypt

Gamal Mubarak, son of the President, and Nabil Fahmy, ambassador to the U.S., discuss Mideast tensions and relations with America

Concerned about the potential consequences of an impending war in Iraq, as well as other problems in the Middle East, a high-level delegation from Egypt recently visited the U.S. to meet with political and business leaders. Heading the group was Gamal Mubarak, 40, the second son of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. A prominent businessman who earned an MBA from American University in Cairo, he's often discussed in Egyptian circles as a possible successor to his father. Gamal Mubarak now holds the post of Assistant Secretary General and Policy Chief of the National Democratic Party, the country's ruling party.

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