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Egypt is Bleeding, Thanks to US Dollars for Military Thugs by NORMAN POLLACK

Do I single out the New York Times? No, it is a microcosm of the thinking, planning, and assumptions of US Imperialism, itself having invariably a Janus-faced position, looking and acting simultaneously outward and inward, mounting a global framework of … Continue reading

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How Egypt Killed Political Islam by SHAMUS COOKE

The rebirth of the Egyptian revolution ushered in the death of the first Muslim Brotherhood government. But some near-sighted analysts limit the events of Egypt to a military coup. Yes, the military is desperately trying to stay relevant — given the enormous initiative of … 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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