Angry Twitter Birds Topple Arab Dictator in a TV Ad [VIDEO]

Video link: http://youtu.be/F-CZQGSti2A In this TV ad, French international news channel France 24 is promoting Twitter's power to dislodge dictators in a dramatized manner. The two-minute ad shows an animated Mubarak (Egypt), Ben Ali (Tunisia) and Gadaffi-like under attack by righteously blue angry birds representing freedom. The scene, of course, is an allegory for the … [Read more...]

What next?

By Paul J. Balles * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Revolutions raise more questions than answers. The prime one: What happens after the thrill of protest victory wears off? Zen master Alan Watts once said there are only four basic questions that apply to anything: What are we going to do? Who's going to do it? How are we going to do it? Who's going to clean … [Read more...]

Roots of the Arab Revolts and Premature Celebrations

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By James Petras* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Introduction Most accounts of the Arab revolts from Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Yemen, Jordan, Bahrain, Iraq and elsewhere have focused on the most immediate causes: political dictatorships, unemployment, repression and the wounding and killing of protestors. They have given most attention to the "middle class", young, … [Read more...]

The Spectre of a Black Europe

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Why Europe Fears the North African Uprisings By Behzad Yahmaian * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz While millions in the worl are celebrating the popular uprisings in North Africa, Europe is watching with skepticism and fear. The fall of the African dictators will deprive Europe of valuable allies in the fight against irregular migration. The political vacuum and the … [Read more...]

We Are the Arab Youth, We Know Not the Impossible

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By Mohamed Khodr* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz "There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit." --Napoleon Bonaparte Two Arab Tyrants Down, Twenty to Go. Freedom!! How sweet its sound, how delicious its taste, how musical its voice, how fresh its air, how aromatic its scent, how … [Read more...]