Category Archives: Egypt

The Brotherhood Has Failed by URI AVNERY

Let me come back to the story about Zhou Enlai, the Chinese Communist leader. When asked what he thought about the French Revolution, he famously answered: “It’s too early to say.” This was considered a typical piece of ancient Chinese … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk – When is a military coup not a military coup? When it happens in Egypt, apparently

For the first time in the history of the world, a coup is not a coup. The army take over, depose and imprison the democratically elected president, suspend the constitution, arrest the usual suspects, close down television stations and mass … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk – The army is built from both sides of Egypt’s divide – yet must now keep them apart

The army’s in charge. Call it a coup, if you like. But the Egyptian military – or the infamous “Supreme Council of the Armed Forces” as we must again call it – is now running Egypt. By threat at first … Continue reading

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U.S. Strategy in the Muslim World After 9/11 – RAND Corp.

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The Secret Wars of the Saudi-Israeli Alliance

Project of the new Middle East
As an old Chinese proverb says, crisis can be used as an opportunity by some.

Tel Aviv, Washington and NATO are taking advantage of the upheavals in the Arab World. Not only are they fighting against the legitimate aspirations of the Arab people, they are manipulating the Arab geo-political landscape as part of their strategy to control Eurasia.
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Libya: Is Washington Pushing for Civil War to Justify a US-NATO Military Intervention?

Blair & Gaddafi
Is Tripoli being set up for a civil war to justify U.S. and NATO military intervention in oil-rich Libya?

Are the talks about sanctions a prelude to an Iraq-like intervention? Continue reading

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Robert Fisk: The destiny of this pageant lies in the Kingdom of Oil

Arab Leaders
The docile, supine, unregenerative, cringing Arabs of Orientalism have transformed themselves into fighters for the freedom, liberty and dignity which we Westerners have always assumed it was our unique role to play in the world. One after another, our satraps are falling, and the people we paid them to control are making their own history – our right to meddle in their affairs (which we will, of course, continue to exercise) has been diminished for ever. Continue reading

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