Day: January 28, 2011

Mass Street Protests in Egypt

 By Stephen Lendman  [print_link] An August 2009 Council on Foreign Relations Steven Cook report headlined, “Political Instability in Egypt,” saying: Facing possible instability, (m)ost analysts believe that the current Egyptian regime will muddle through its myriad challenges and endure indefinitelyREAD ON

Defining a Dictatorship: The U.S. Role in Egypt

There’s never been a rightwing dictator that the US did not support or empowered. That’s the core command of American foreign policy in one sentence.  All else is lies.  by Peter Hart  |  [print_link] 01/28/2011 Yesterday (FAIR Blog, 1/27/11) theREAD ON

Are We Witnessing the Start of a Global Revolution?

North Africa and the Global Political Awakening, Part 1 Global Research, January 27, 2011   For the first time in human history almost all of humanity is politically activated, politically conscious and politically interactive… The resulting global political activism isREAD ON

Washington worried: Ben Ali's Tunisia was model US client

opinion   While scholars dispute whether Tunisia serves as model Arab world uprising, many agree that it was near-perfect US ally. It is part of the reality in the region that American strategic and ideological goals point one way andREAD ON

Middle East in flames: Egypt, Tunisia, and the fight against US imperialism

Tyrants and exploiters can never learn that gross injustice is the spawning ground of all rebellions. 28 January 2011  | [print_link] TWO WEEKS after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Arab leaders that their region’s “foundations are sinking intoREAD ON