MENA Mashup: Al Qaeda, Egypt, False Flags, and Hasbara

By: Friday January 17, 2014 5:20 pm

It’s always refreshing to see a MSM outlet shine some sort of light on our perfidy.

MENA Mashup: Egypt, Israel, and Turkey

By: Sunday December 29, 2013 5:20 pm

Seriously, as Bibi just became the longest serving PM, there never was a ‘Peace Plan’.

Egyptian Military Government Names Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Group

By: Thursday December 26, 2013 6:59 am

After launching a coup that removed the democratically elected president, the Egyptian military has now labeled the former president’s entire political organization as a terrorist group.

The Muslim Brotherhood, one of the largest political groups in Egypt and backers of deposed President Morsi, are now official enemies of the Egyptian state. A state firmly in the hands of the Egyptian military whom seem determined to crush their longtime political foe.

Court Orders Mubarak Be Released From Prison

By: Wednesday August 21, 2013 3:00 pm

On the same day Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison the former murderous dictator of Egypt has been ordered to be released from prison by an Egyptian court. No good deed goes unpunished nor bad deed rewarded, or so it appears.

Majority of Americans Want to Cut Off Military Aid to Egypt

By: Monday August 19, 2013 2:05 pm

A majority of Americans want the United States to cut off military aid to Egypt in light of recent developments. By a nearly a two-to-one margin Americans would prefer to see the aid cut off.

Mubarak to Be Released as Killings of Protesters Continue In Egypt

By: Monday August 19, 2013 6:45 am

As the death toll from the crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt climbs past 800 people, new allegations have emerged that prisoners are being killed in custody by the military government. A charge the government has had difficulty disputing.

MENA Mashup: Egypt, the I/P Peace Farce, Iran, and Iraqi Drones?

By: Friday August 16, 2013 7:00 pm

Now, besides McCain and Graham demanding a halt, it seems Leahy is also calling for cuts…\

If the Money Can’t Buy Leverage It Is Time to Stop Wasting It

By: Friday August 16, 2013 8:35 am

The justification for spending over a billion dollars a year on military aid to Egypt is that the money somehow gives us leverage. The recent events in Egypt show that our lever is basically just an expensive wet noodle without a fulcrum.

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