Stephen Lendman: Islamofascist Rule in Egypt

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The people want to bring down the regime. Washington engineered Mubarak's ouster. He fell from grace. He became more liability than asset. For years, State Department and Pentagon officials wanted him out. He opposed Bush's 2003 Iraq war and other US policies. He had to go. Washington engineered Egyptian uprisings. Spontaneity was created and manipulated. Arab Spring … [Read more...]

Joseph Massad: Palestinians, Egyptian Jews and propaganda

"The statements made by Issam al-Aryan, a senior leader of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, calling on Egyptian Jews in Israel to return home, are hardly novel," writes author (AFP)

Despite claims to the contrary, it isn't all sunshine and rainbows when Jewish Egyptians reflect on Egypt. By Joseph Massad The current propaganda war in Egypt about the Palestinians and about Egyptian Jews, which was provoked by the recent pronouncements of Issam al-Aryan, a senior leader of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, is nothing but a distraction from the real … [Read more...]

Chris Hedges: Egypt’s New Pharaoh And The Useful Idiots

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When Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Iran after 14 years in exile on Feb. 1, 1979, he set out to destroy the secular opposition forces, including the Communist Party of Iran, which had been instrumental in bringing down the shah. Khomeini’s declaration of an Islamic government, supported by referendum, saw him rewrite the constitution, close opposition newspapers and … [Read more...]

Israeli leaders score own goal over non-aligned summit in Iran

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Nothing could be more scary than the thought that this duo - Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak - is in a position to start a war, the dimensions and outcome of which are incalculable. It's scary not only because of their ideological fixations and mental outlook, but also because of the level of their intelligence. The last month gave us a small sample. By itself it was … [Read more...]

The Camp David treaty is not a sacred text

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It is quite heartening that leaders of the Egyptian Muslim Brothers are speaking of their disdain and contempt of the 1979 Peace Treaty between Egypt and Israel. It seems also prudent that the Islamist party, evidently the largest in Egypt, will not embark on a rash feat that could invite uncalculated reactions from the Zionist entity and its western allies, especially her … [Read more...]