ElBaradei withdrew from the presidential race in January in protest at the decision to elect a president before drafting a constitution. In 2010 he founded the National Association for Change.
|Hazem Salah Abu Ismail (Al-Ahram)|
|President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi|
It was here that the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) conducted training, beginning in 2005, for members of the Mujahideen-e-Khalq, a dissident Iranian opposition group known in the West as the M.E.K.In spite of the fact that the MEK is still on the US-list of terrorist organizations,
''they got “the standard training,” he said, “in commo, crypto [cryptography], small-unit tactics, and weaponry—that went on for six months,” the retired general said.