Lord Mandelson courted Mubarak’s dying regime

Telegraph – The former Cabinet minister approached senior Egyptian officials before the uprising in an attempt to win lucrative work for Global Counsel, his Knightsbridge-based “strategic advisory” firm. At the same time, he was publicly defending “reformists” in the regime, including the Egyptian president’s son Gamal Mubarak. He also apparently offered to use his role at a think tank which is close to Labour to help his international clients. Read article