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Risk of Global Climate Change By BP Oil Spill by Dr. Gianluigi Zangari ~ link
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Former Managing Director of Goldman Sachs: Egyptians, Greeks,Tunisians and British Are All Protesting Against Pillaging Of Their Economies ~ link ~ Good point!
Egypt and Tuynisia usher in the new era of global food revolutions ~ link ~ The real question is who will benefit from these revolutions (and who will organize and control these revolutions). Stirling
Who Is Omar Suleiman? ~ link ~ link ~
Egypt's Muslin Brotherhood eyes unity government without Mubarak ~ link ~ With each passing day without the overthrow of Mubarak, the chances of the Muslin Brotherhood taking over power grows. Stirling
Although the Muslim Brotherhood is officially banned from running for elections for parliament, some movement members have presented candidacy for parliament as independents.
Are Tunisia and Egypt facing real unrest or a manufactured crisis? ~ link ~ Interesting.
Omar Suleiman, left, Egypt’s intelligence chief, with Ehud Barak, Israel’s defence minister.
Career: The archetypical Arab intelligence chief, Omar Suleiman has risen from anonymous government apparatchik to serious candidate for the Egyptian presidency in less than a decade. Dubbed “one of the world’s most powerful spy chiefs” by London’s Daily Telegraph, Suleiman was born in 1935 in a poverty-stricken fundamentalist stronghold in southern Egypt. Choosing the military as his profession, he excelled academically, collecting degrees in Egypt and abroad and earning a transfer to military intelligence. His selection as director of Egypt’s intelligence service in 1993 came just as the regime was reeling from extremist attacks against tourist sites and other critical infrastructure.
CFR's Foreign Affairs on "Egypt's Hero" ~ link ~ Indeed, if Americas’ President Obama instead supported the besieged Muburak regime it may only fuel the protests. With any luck, and in the midst of emotional and violent chaos in the streets, ElBaradei may slip in without Egyptians ever considering why the real power behind America, the media and the think-tanks they work for, is so adamantly supporting him.
When Egypt Goes - Israel Goes Into Gaza? - video with Morris Herman ~ link ~ Good one - Check this out! Stirling
Rise People Rise - The Global Revolution is Upon Us - with video ~ link
The Egyptian Revolution show that the us-versus-them narrative of the "War on Terror" is FALSE ~ link ~ It was always based on lies! Stirling
Like the elder Mubarak, Suleiman rose to national prominence through the armed forces. The arc of his career followed the arc of Egypt's political history. He attended the Soviet Union's Frunze Military Academy in the 1960s -- as Mubarak did a few years earlier -- and became an infantryman. He then took part in the 1967 and 1973 Arab-Israeli wars, likely as a staff officer. When Cairo switched its strategic alliance from Moscow to Washington, he received training at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare School and Center at Fort Bragg, N.C., in the 1980s. Suleiman continues to have privileged contacts with U.S. intelligence and military officials, with whom he has now been dealing for at least a quarter-century.
As the head of the Mukhabarat, Suleiman's political and military portfolio is vast. The GIS combines the intelligence-gathering elements of the CIA, the counterterrorism role of the FBI, the protection duties of the Secret Service, and the high-level diplomacy of the State Department. It also includes some functions unique to authoritarian regimes, such as monitoring Egypt's security apparatus for signs of internal coups. It is an elite institution, with a long reach inside government as well as abroad. It also crosses over the civilian and military worlds: Suleiman is one of a rare group of Egyptian officials who hold both a military rank (lieutenant general) and a civilian office (he is a cabinet minister, though he rarely attends meetings).
Raw Clip: Egyptian police brawl with pissed off protesters - video ~ link
Israeli Embassy staff evacuate Egypt ~ link ~
Reports also said the Israeli ambassador, himself, has fled Egypt after the discovery by Egyptian security of a Mossad spy network in the capital Cairo.
On Thursday, an Israeli minister, whose name was withheld, said Egyptian government forces will have to exercise force to rein in public protests as the country teeters on the brink of a Tunisia-style revolution.
Egypt, which is widely regarded as the first Arab nation to seal a peace agreement with Israel three decades ago, remains one of Tel Aviv's most important allies.
Israel's Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom told reporters on Thursday that Tel Aviv is closely monitoring the still-unfolding crisis in Egypt, and does not see a threat in its ties with the African state.
The two sides have cooperated in imposing restrictions on Palestinians living in the impoverished occupied territories.
People free anti-Mubarak militants in jails across Egypt ~ link ~ Something the mainstream news media is not telling us. Stirling
Egyptian Army intervenes to protect protesters from police brutality - video ~ link
Anti-government protests continue in Egypt - video ~ link
And as Cairo lay drenched under clouds of tear gas from thousands of canisters fired into dense crowds by riot police, it looked as if his rule was nearing its finish. None of us on the streets of Cairo yesterday even knew where Mubarak – who would later appear on television to dismiss his cabinet – was. And I didn't find anyone who cared.
They were brave, largely peaceful, these tens of thousands, but the shocking behaviour of Mubarak's plainclothes battagi – the word does literally mean "thugs" in Arabic – who beat, bashed and assaulted demonstrators while the cops watched and did nothing, was a disgrace. These men, many of them ex-policemen who are drug addicts, were last night the front line of the Egyptian state. The true representatives of Hosni Mubarak as uniformed cops showered gas on to the crowds.
At one point last night, gas canisters were streaming smoke across the waters of the Nile as riot police and protesters fought on the great river bridges. It was incredible, a risen people who would no longer take violence and brutality and prison as their lot in the largest Arab nation. And the police themselves might be cracking: "What can we do?" one of the riot cops asked us. "We have orders. Do you think we want to do this? This country is going downhill." The government imposed a curfew last night as protesters knelt in prayer in front of police.
How does one describe a day that may prove to be so giant a page in Egypt's history? Maybe reporters should abandon their analyses and just tell the tale of what happened from morning to night in one of the world's most ancient cities. So here it is, the story from my notes, scribbled amid a defiant people in the face of thousands of plainclothes and uniformed police.
Video of fighter jets and helicopters over Cairo as military tries to take control - video ~ link ~ This backfired as the people have found courage and are no longer afraid. Stirling
US behind the scenes in Egypt? - video ~ link
Egypt's security vacuum - video ~ link
The Evolving Populist Political Rebellion in the Arab World ~ link ~
What we are witnessing in the Arab world that began with the self immolation of a fruit seller in Tunisia, the subsequent rebellion there which saw the departure of the dictator Ben Ali and his 23 year rule has inspired a populist political rebellion well beyond Tunisia that has connected with and touched a nerve in many (most?)Arab people.
What started in Tunisia (the demand that Ben Ali step down over his corruption, oppression, high food prices, widespread unemployment and poverty and the humiliation by government agents that caused the desperate act of self immolation) has spread to Egypt with mass demonstrations that began Tuesday, continuing despite an official crackdown by the Mubarak regime. Through internet postings (Twitter and Facebook) larger demonstrations are planned for today in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Former Chief U.N. nuclear inspector Mohamed ElBaradei (and an Egyptian himself) has joined in the call for Mubarak to step down.
Jordan's opposition: "Arab will topple tyrants" ~ link ~ The leader of Jordan's powerful Muslim Brotherhood warned Saturday that unrest in Egypt will spread across the Mideast and Arabs will topple leaders allied with the United States. Hammam Saeed's comments were made at a protest outside the Egyptian Embassy in Amman, inspired by massive rallies in neighboring Egypt demanding the downfall of the country's longtime president, Hosni Mubarak.
Jordan's protests have been relatively small in size, but they underline a rising tension with Jordan's King Abdullah II, a key U.S. ally who has been making promises of reform in recent days in an apparent attempt to quell domestic discontent over economic degradation and lack of political freedoms. But as a monarch with deep support from the Bedouin-dominated military, Jordan's ruler is not seen as vulnerable as Mubarak or Tunisia's deposed leader. Even the Brotherhood - a fiery critic of Jordan's moderate government - has remained largely loyal to the king, who claims ancestry to Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Many believe it's unlikely King Abdullah will bow to demands for popular election of the prime minister and Cabinet officials, traditionally appointed by the king.
Saeed said Arabs have grown disgruntled with U.S. domination of their oil wealth, military occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan and its support for "totalitarian" leaders in the region.
Jordanians rally against corruption and poverty ~ link ~ Jordanian activists rallied outside government offices Saturday as they tried to step up their campaign to force Prime Minister Samir Rifai to step down.
Protests spread to Saudi Arabia ~ link
Egypt, Revolution and the Satanic Roadmap ~ link ~ Take the time to read this article in full at the link. Stirling
Baroness Philippine de Rothschild Wearing Satanic Neck Pieces ~ link ~ This is the family that is driving the entire World into total economic and political chaos and World War III for their lord and master: Satan! And we are letting them do it! Stirling
Pathocracy: Tyranny at the Hand of Psychopaths ~ link ~ Were people consciously aware something was about to change in a very bad way just before Lenin and Trotsky appeared on the scene in Petrograd in the spring of 1917? Did the German people realize accepting the 'hope' of Hitler would result in something so hideous and evil that tens of millions of people would die and a permanent bloodstain would appear on the history of Germany? What was life like months or years before the Armenians suffered genocide at the hands of the Turks, did they know that government imposed gun control was really disarmament before extermination? How about the Chinese before the tyrant Mao, or the North Koreans before the Kim Jung il family infestation? Did these people know what was coming, but didn't know what they could do?
Most of written history is written on pages of blood. I think today, right now, is another one of those moments just before something very bad is about to happen. And, this time, we have the written historical records of bad news to learn potentially lifesaving, culture-rescuing information before we slip into another example of blood and carnage insanity.
Gerald Celente: "The sell-off of America" - video ~ link ~ Good one.
Arizona Sheriff Threatens force against Federal Agents - video ~ link
Senator Rand Paul: End Aid to Israel - with video ~ link