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Sociocide: Iraq Is No More

War Is A Crime, February 17, 2011 As we approach the 8th anniversary of a U.S. invasion of Iraq, and having just passed the 20th anniversary of another, it’s worth reflecting on what’s been accomplished through two wars and the intervening sanctions that former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright so famously approved of even at […]

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Hurriya is Arabic for Freedom: Just Listen to Egypt Roar

by Ramzy Baroud “Just listen to that roar,” urged a CNN correspondent in Egypt, as thousands of Egyptian protesters charged, fists pumped, against hundreds of armed Egyptian security forces. What a roar it was, indeed. The protests have shown the world that Arabs are capable of much more than merely being pitiable statistics of unemployment […]

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Revolution: Is 1848 Repeating Itself in the Arab World?

PART I: The Dynamics of Global Capitalism by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Is history repeating itself? Have the events of 1848 in Europe repeated themselves in the Arab World? Will 2011 see the same outcomes as 1848? Only the Arab people can decide. Their fate is in their hands, but they should learn from the mistakes […]

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U.S. Chickens Come Home to Roost in Egypt

  by Prof Marjorie Cohn   Barack Obama, like his predecessors, has supported Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to the tune of $1.3 billion annually, mostly in military aid. In return, Egypt minds U.S. interests in the Middle East, notably providing a buffer between Israel and the rest of the Arab world. Egypt collaborates with Israel […]

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Is the Revolution Legitimate Populist Rebellion, or Part of a Plan to 'Balkanize' Egypt

From Michael Collins Piper If there is anything that can be said about the crisis in Egypt—which is reverberating throughout the Middle East—it is that it is ultimately open to multiple interpretations. Any “expert” who purports to give you “the last word” on the topic is deceiving you and himself. Geopolitical strategists, armchair pundits and […]

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Is the Revolution Legitimate Populist Rebellion, or Part of a Plan to ‘Balkanize’ Egypt

From Michael Collins Piper If there is anything that can be said about the crisis in Egypt—which is reverberating throughout the Middle East—it is that it is ultimately open to multiple interpretations. Any “expert” who purports to give you “the last word” on the topic is deceiving you and himself. Geopolitical strategists, armchair pundits and […]

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THE EGYPT ‘REVOLUTION’ … THE MANIPULATION OF A JUSTIFIED REBELLION …

From David Icke http://www.davidicke.com/headlines   How the popular uprising against oppression, corruption and poverty is being guided by the Hidden Hand Hey Egypt – don’t have this man at any price … … or these guys either. The David Icke Newsletter Goes Out On Sunday The people of Tunisia and the wider Arab world are sick […]

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Egyptian Uprising Must Address U.S Interference and the Role of Israel in the Region

by Ghada Chehade   As an analyst and observer of the recent rebellions in the Middle East, specifically Egypt, I want to make three developing observations. First, the Egyptian people cannot confront local despots and “regime change” without addressing the patron of Mubarak’s regime–The United States. Second, because of the U.S’ influence and because Egypt […]

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The Protest Movement in Egypt: “Dictators” do not Dictate, They Obey Orders

by Michel Chossudovsky The Mubarak regime could collapse in the a face of a nationwide protest movement… What prospects for Egypt and the Arab World? “Dictators” do not dictate, they obey orders. This is true in Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria. Dictators are invariably political puppets. Dictators do not decide. President Hosni Mubarak was a faithful servant […]

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The Protest Movement in Egypt: "Dictators" do not Dictate, They Obey Orders

by Michel Chossudovsky The Mubarak regime could collapse in the a face of a nationwide protest movement… What prospects for Egypt and the Arab World? “Dictators” do not dictate, they obey orders. This is true in Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria. Dictators are invariably political puppets. Dictators do not decide. President Hosni Mubarak was a faithful servant […]

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