Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

“The People Are Not Ready for Democracy!” Announces the Tyrant

Benjamin R. Barber Author of ‘Strong Democracy’ and ‘Jihad vs. McWorld   Egyptian protesters are being asked to choose between revolution and democracy, and if this is the only choice they are allowed to have, then I say go for revolution. Here’s the dilemma they face: a hectoring set of self-interested leaders including Egypt‘s Mubarak […]

Rate this:

Continue reading

"The People Are Not Ready for Democracy!" Announces the Tyrant

Benjamin R. Barber Author of ‘Strong Democracy’ and ‘Jihad vs. McWorld   Egyptian protesters are being asked to choose between revolution and democracy, and if this is the only choice they are allowed to have, then I say go for revolution. Here’s the dilemma they face: a hectoring set of self-interested leaders including Egypt‘s Mubarak […]

Rate this:

Continue reading

It All Starts Here

Posted by Mark Sircus   Unless you’ve been unconscious for the past few days you are probably aware that the situation in Egypt is becoming increasingly precarious for the government as well as for the people themselves who are experiencing their economy crumbling under their feet. Many families in Egypt are fast running out of staples […]

Rate this:

Continue reading

What IS Al-Queda? A database , sponsored by the CIA

“Ana raicha Al Qaeda” is colloquial for “I’m going to the toilet”. A very common and widespread use of the word “Al-Qaeda” in different Arab countries in the public language is for the toilet bowl. This name comes from the Arabic verb “Qa’ada” which mean “to sit”, pertinently, on the “Toilet Bowl“. In most Arabs […]

Rate this:

Continue reading

UN considers establishing global internet police force to regulate the web

Monday, December 20, 2010 by: Jonathan Benson The internet truly is the last bastion of free speech that has yet to be taken over by corporate or political forces and censored, at least in the U.S. But the United Nations (UN) is now considering working towards establishing an international governing body to regulate internet content, […]

Rate this:

Continue reading

US secures record $60 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Yeah, so much for promoting peace…..   Money and power, that’s the way our world works… because we allow it… The United States is selling $60 billion (£40 billion) worth of aircraft to Saudi Arabia in a huge deal that will increase unease about a gathering arms race in the Middle East. By Alex Spillius in […]

Rate this:

Continue reading

The Imperial Anatomy of Al-Qaeda. The CIA’s Drug-Running Terrorists and the “Arc of Crisis”

by Andrew Gavin Marshall Introduction As the 9th anniversary of 9/11 nears, and the war on terror continues to be waged and grows in ferocity and geography, it seems all the more imperative to return to the events of that fateful September morning and re-examine the reasons for war and the nature of the stated […]

Rate this:

Continue reading