Category Archives: Egypt

Did Muslim Murder 4 Marines in Payback for Iraq Libya Syria Somalia Afghanistan?

by jay janson Muslim gunman shot and killed by police after he kills four Marines at Tennessee military centers, Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM),7/17/2015). New York Times reports killer was a 24 year old Kuwait born American citizen. Another killing of … Continue reading

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A Positive Note on Egypt

One burden of being a non-interventionist is that it always feels like being a Negative Nellie — because, let’s face it, pretty much every aspect of US foreign policy is just plain 180 degrees bass-ackward wrong and has been for … Continue reading

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Foreign Intervention Undermines the Rule of Law at Home

Let’s cut the crap: There is no doubt whatsoever that the recent overthrow of Mohammed Morsi’s government by the Egyptian military was a coup. None. Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Bupkes. A coup is “a sudden and decisive change of government … Continue reading

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US Meddling in Egypt: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

For decades, Egypt was considered a US intervention “success story.” In return for billions financial and military aid, Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak made nice with Israel and suppressed Islamism. Then it all came apart, and US officials and diplomats … Continue reading

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Obama’s Silent Complicity in the Egyptian Crackdown

Kristen Chick reporting on the Obama Administration’s silent complicity in the brutal crackdown of protesters at Tahrir Square by the Egyptian military: In recent months, Egypt’s military rulers have become increasingly repressive – torturing with impunity, jailing bloggers, sending more … Continue reading

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