News Brief 2/8/2011, Adar 4, 5771
WikiLeaks: Israel Preferred Suleiman in 2008
Documents leaked by WikiLeaks and published in the British newspaper The Daily Telegraph reveal that Israel preferred in 2008 that Omar Suleiman replace Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
The documents were written in the United States embassies in Egypt and Israel. They say that Israel believed that Suleiman will replace Mubarak at least temporarily after his retirement.