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Here We Go: Egypt’s Civilian Cabinet Resigns

I’m pretty protestors want the military rulers to resign and may be ambivalent towards the civilian Cabinet. Here we go. The military-civilian crony capitalism regime of Egypt didn’t go away when Mubarak resigned. If these protests move to seek removal … Continue reading

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The Attempted Egyptian Sell Out

The US Likes Its Dictators, But Not Unaligned Dictators Vice President Omar Suleiman of Egypt says he does not think it is time to lift the 30-year emergency law that has been used to suppress and imprison opposition leaders. He does not … Continue reading

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If You’re Wondering Why Mubarak Has Defied Its Benefactor

This is the most informative article on the situation in Egypt I’ve read. There isn’t an international Jewish conspiracy, but every US foreign policy analysis in the Middle East must include how that issue relates to Israel, or it doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Professional and Violent Pro-Government Rioters Are Why The Egyptian Security State Must Be Dismantled

Mubarak went on TV last night to say he wasn’t going to resign, and the following day, he unleashed his minions onto the streets to bloody any protesters who continued to defy him. His pledge not to seek another term … Continue reading

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A Fine Jest Ms. Clinton, But the Only Way for a Free and Fair Election is the Disintegration of the Mubarak Regime

Sec. Clinton “We have been very clear that we want to see a transition to democracy. And we want to see the kind of steps taken that will bring that about. We also want to see an orderly transition,” she … Continue reading

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If Tens of Thousands Are Rioting Against Your Security State…

It’s probably not a good idea to make your military intelligence chief vice president, even if he is highly regarded by American diplomats. NYT Neither is it probably a good idea to name a retired general as prime minister.

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