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#Putin's aggression has left #Europe in pre-war state, says top Russian writer

by Luke Harding.
Mikhail Shishkin, considered by many to be Russia’s greatest living author, says Europeans are yet to grasp the ‘new reality’. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images. 447 more words

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In Mubarak's Egypt, It Was the Economy, Stupid

A new article appearing in the journal International Studies argues that the fundamental cause of the Egyptian uprisings was not anger at the regimes undemocratic authoritarianism but rather the failure of the Mubarak regime to provide economic prosperity to the majority of the population. 738 more words

Toppled Egyptian President Morsi Charged With Leaking State Secrets

Prosecutors in Egypt Saturday charged former President Mohamed Morsi and nine others with endangering national security by leaking state secrets to Qatar and its affiliated news agency, Al Jazeera. 196 more words

Cattle's Shepherds.....

Thought of The Night:

I seriously started to respect Sadam Hussein, Moamar Ghadafi, Husni Mubarak, Bin Ali and Ali Saleh!! They were the perfect shepherds for such cattle…..

Good Night and…..Good Luck!

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The Fall of the Wrong Pharaoh

Egypt is living the reality of an optimistic tale gone wrong. Their revolution got stolen not once but twice from them – the first time in 2011 after the overthrow of Mubarak by the Military and the Muslim Brotherhood and the second time by the Military. 829 more words

World Politics

Mubarak makes a good argument

Mubarak is back in a court:

Mubarak told the court that the uprising had been “infiltrated” by Islamists, and blamed them and their “local and foreign supporters” for causing the outbreak of violence — part of a pattern of statements by him and former top officials to reshape the narrative of the uprising.

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On the Saints' Coptic Orthodox Church Bombing, January 2011

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“That the Interior Ministry was responsible for the bombing of the Saints church … *chuckle*… I’ll tell you when this claim came out… the bombing incident happened before the police academy festivities, New Year’s Eve… after New Year’s Eve, a rumour started circulating that the Interior Minister, through his Jama’aa al-Islamiya informant in Central Security, carried out the bombing because our Christian brethren’s demands were becoming too much and that we had done this whole thing in order to calm them down, shut them up a little bit… heh… … intelligence was received that those responsible for this incident was the (Palestinian) Army of Islam. 650 more words

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