Mubarak won favor with and remained on the dole from the U.S. because he held up Egypt's end of the Camp David Accords.
I understand you have been taking lessons in royal protocol at your country house in Camp David.
In 1978, as Knesset Speaker, he abstained in the vote on the Camp David Accords with Egypt.
U.S. presidential retreat near Thurmont, Maryland, built 1939 as Hi-Catoctin, in reference to the name of the mountains around it; called Shangri-La by F.D. Roosevelt, after the mythical hard-to-get-to land in the novel "Lost Horizon;" named Camp David by Eisenhower in 1953 for his grandson, born 1947. The Camp David Accords were signed there Sept. 17, 1978.