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America’s Plan B in Egypt: Bring Back the Old Regime

By Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA (Canada)

Monday, July 8, 2013

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America’s Plan B in Egypt: Bring Back the Old Regime

The road that has been taken in Egypt is a dangerous one. A military coup has taken place in Egypt while millions of Egyptians have cheered it on with little thought about what is replacing the Muslim Brotherhood and the ramifications it will have for their society. Many people in cheering crowds have treated the […]

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Egypt’s Turning Point

By Vladimir SIMONOV (Russia)

Thursday, July 4, 2013

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Egypt’s Turning Point

As predicted, the Egyptian army was unable to stay away from the fierce confrontation between the supporters of president Morsi and the opposition, demanding him to leave. The military presented Morsi with an ultimatum to leave the Office within 48 hours to execute the will of millions of people in the streets. The president’s office […]

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Obama, Morsi, Plunge Middle East Into Chaos

By Gordon DUFF (USA)

Monday, June 17, 2013

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Obama, Morsi, Plunge Middle East Into Chaos

This week, President Obama announced that US “intelligence estimates” conclusively prove Syria has been using chemical weapons. The US will now supply weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels, the Washington Post says are, not just al-Qaeda “affiliates” but working to destabilize and “Balkanize” Iraq as well, “In an audio message posted online, the speaker identified […]

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Egypt’s Brothers Stage Pre-Emptive Coup

By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR (India)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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Egypt’s Brothers Stage Pre-Emptive Coup

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi has done the unthinkable – asserting civilian supremacy over the military. This was an act that was supposed to be way beyond the capacity of the Muslim Brotherhood for quite a while. Something precipitated it. Six decades of Egypt’s political history have been punctuated. But this is more than a turn […]

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Egypt After «Revolution of January 25»

By Boris DOLGOV (Russia)

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Egypt After «Revolution of January 25»

The first round of parliamentary elections in Egypt has been completed. The elections to the Egyptian parliament (the lower house or People’s Assembly and the upper house or the Shura Council – the Senate) are held in three rounds. First round: from November 28 till December 5, second round: from December 14 till December 21 […]

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Shadows and uncertainties on the road… to Damascus

By Gabriela IONITA (Romania)

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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Shadows and uncertainties on the road… to Damascus

I took a break half a month. I tried to be just mere observer of events. The events are so fluid that information became obsolete within 24 hours. But all combined can give you an overview. So take a look about situation in Syria … and the democracies under construction in Libya and Egypt. Arab […]

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Middle East: An Arab Spring and Christian Autumn

By Vitaly BILAN (Ukraine)

Monday, October 17, 2011

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Middle East: An Arab Spring and Christian Autumn

Religious wars in Egypt The sectarian clashes on October 9 that killed dozens of people in the heart of Cairo were the bloodiest since the popular uprising in January and February. The conflict was caused by a Coptic Christian demonstration over construction of a church in the village of El-Marinab near the city of Aswan. […]

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The West and Syria

By Pierre Khalaf (Lebanon)

Monday, July 18, 2011

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The West and Syria

Unlike other Arab leaders confronted to a protest movement such as former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak or Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched a wide political reform program coupled with a reasonable timetable extending until the end of 2011 at the most. This change which was initiated by Mr. Al-Assad extended beyond […]

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The Last Victory of Muammar Gaddafi

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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The Last Victory of Muammar Gaddafi

On March 6, 2010 it became clear that the Libyan regime has defeated the internal uprising and suspended the chaotization of the Arab world. A routine clandestine mission by a British diplomat protected by 8 SAS officers to the eastern base of Libyan opposition ended up with their detention and ‘interrogation’ by the rebel leaders. […]

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The Theory of ‘Manageable Chaos’ Put Into Practice

By Sergey SHASHKOV (Russia)

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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The Theory of ‘Manageable Chaos’ Put Into Practice

An act of self-immolation by a Tunisian street vendor in protest of the confiscation of his wares by municipal officials in December was covered in the media as the catalyst for mass riots in Tunisia, which later spread to Egypt, Yemen, Iran, Algeria, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Djibouti, Morocco. Poor living conditions, dictatorial rule and […]

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Egypt Leaving an Epoch Behind

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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Egypt Leaving an Epoch Behind

Dmitry Sedov (Russia) The Anglo-Saxon globalization ran into a major roadblock: at the moment the Egyptian regime which the West has propped up for decades is on the verge of collapse. Even if Mubarak’s nominee Omar Suleiman manages to cling on, the global centers of power will have to face a different reality in Egypt. […]

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Egypt in Fire: Statehood Wisdom Put to Test

Sunday, January 30, 2011

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Egypt in Fire: Statehood Wisdom Put to Test

Yuri Tyssovski (Russia) The tide of popular protests in Egypt shows no signs of subsiding. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Cairo, Alexandria, Asyut, Port Said, and Suez to demand the immediate resignation of the current Egyptian leader H. Mubarak dubbed Egypt’s last Pharaoh by his opponents. Obviously, his regime which […]

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