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No Direct Word From Romney RE Michele Bachman Muslim Brotherhood Flap

July 29, 2012

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Among the most important reasons Romney may lose this upcoming election is his silence on Michele Bachman’s letter signed by four of her colleagues asking for investigation of  policies on hiring of foreign nationals in general for several departments but of Hilary Clinton’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Huma Abedin in particular.  It has been alleged […]

Now Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Blackmailing the US Government

February 14, 2012

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Talk about kicking you when you’re down, the Muslim Brotherhood without even so much as having won a majority in Egypt is now telling the US they had better not cut back aid to Egypt or they will end all agreements to leave Israel alone.  The background on the dispute that has led to this […]

Internet Abounds With Theories About Other “Assignments” by US Special Forces

May 5, 2011

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This theorizing about our special forces operations was posted in 2009 by a well-regarded Pakistan newspaper, the Nation: ‘US special squad killed Benazir’ Published: May 18, 2009 NEW YORK (Online) – Former prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on the orders of the special death squad formed by former US vice-president Dick Cheney, […]

Virginia Military Academy Welcomes the Muslim Brotherhood

March 22, 2011

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  [At] Chancellorsville, after all plans had been made, all orders given, he looked out at his troops and said, “The Virginia Military Insitute will be heard from today.  “Stonewall” Jackson. Improbable as this may seem, recently the Muslim Brotherhood was active in a program at VMA (Virginia Military Institute): ___________________________________________ Muslim Brotherhood’s Weeklong Celebration […]

From Jefferson to Jihad – Listen Carefully to the Arab Streets

March 15, 2011

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Alain Gresh  has authored a long and insightful article critical to the understanding of what is playing out in the Arab world today beginning with Egypt. He moves from the general thesis: No dictatorship lasts forever, even when it rules the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Internal changes influence foreign policy, but the extent of […]

Hillary Set to Meet with Lybian Opposition; Visit Tunisia and Egypt

March 11, 2011

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Suddenly Hillary – back in the news. No she’s not in Japan but it appears she has been working with head down and with little rest if the photo at the left is any measure. The White House announced today that she will meet with the leaders of the Libyan Opposition Transitional Council as part […]

Honoring The Women of the 2011 Revolutions on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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The 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day is the perfect time to mark the stunning contributions women made to the recent revolutions in Tunisia and in Egypt.  They have shattered western stereotypes of who and what they are and how they live.  In images as well as sound, they have found a place and a […]

Mubarak’s Goons Claim US Will Invade Egypt

February 10, 2011

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper just interviewed a female journalist in Egypt who had been in a crowd and things had been remarkably pleasant. Then government representatives showed up, talked with the people and suddenly things turned ugly.  The journalist and her crew narrowly escaped harm. As they fled, a car with a doctor and his family […]

News Roundup on Egyptian Crisis, Articles on Causes and Word of Anderson Cooper for 2/4/2011

February 4, 2011

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Links to articles discussing some of the alleged causes of the current crisis in Egypt have been updated under the post titled Background Information on the Current Crisis in Egypt in News Analysis, Literature and Film. The articles are  listed under the first category on the page. Not listed were articles from questionable sources that declared […]

BREAKING: Pro and Anti-Mubarak Forces Clash in Cairo. Police Involved

February 2, 2011

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011 8:22 AM EST In Cairo, well-organized pro-Mubarak forces (suspect Mubarak Security Forces among them) charged demonstrators in Tahrir Square.  Rocks are being thrown.  Camel and horse mounted pro-Mubarak police pulled from their mount s and the horses knocked down. Now pro-Mubarak forces have commandeered unarmed Army tanks and are chasing down […]

We Have Helped Empower The Muslim Brotherhood

February 1, 2011

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Here is an article in the Jerusalem Post that seems to put the Muslim Brotherhood in some kind of special space reserved for movers and shakers.  In doing this, we are elevating the group way beyond the place they hold in the minds of many in Egypt. Countless Egyptians interviewed have dismissed them as a […]

Many See Turkey as a Model Government for Egypt

February 1, 2011

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It is thought in many quarters that Turkey’s form of democracy is a viable form of government for countries in the Near and Far East loosening the chains of dictatorship. Ankara believes that the protests in Egypt can only be settled if Mubarak resigns from the political scene and a transition process can be launched. […]

CNN’s Anderson Cooper is in Egypt. America Worries. His Mother Worries

January 31, 2011

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UPDATE: 2 February – Cairo The CNN crew including Anderson Cooper were attacked.  The fled to their hotel.  Anderson Cooper explains:   It’s like sending Prince William to Afghanistan on a state visit during a surge against the Taliban.  CNN has sent the “Silver Fox,” Anderson Cooper, to Cairo.  The US military has sent Special […]

Obama Soft on Mubarak; Hard on China Over Human Rights

January 31, 2011

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Obama spoke to Chinese President Hu in sharp terms about the sorry state of human rights in China.  But he has been singularly soft-spoken when it comes to Mubarak of Egypt.  According to on-air comments by Dr. Fouad Ajami  [Middle East expert; professor Johns Hopkins; Fellow Hoover Institute] on CNN 1/30/20011, we can look to […]

Great Grandfather’s Egypt 1895 – From his Journal

January 30, 2011

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SamHenry’s Great Grandfather and his family traveled to Egypt in 1895 aboard the Kaiser Wilhelm II.  He kept a diary to pass the time on-board and continued throughout his stay in Egypt. A Cook’s tour book of the time recommended that their patrons read Amelia Edward’s travel classic 1,000 Miles up the Nile. It is […]

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