While researching material for a historical novel about a Cossack family of the Ukraine and Crimea, I found a remarkable amount of provocative and fascinating material. For instance, the Ukraine and Crimea has been both a fulcrum point and thoroughfare throughout history, but one of the most intriguing aspects of this region is that the… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Egypt
Who created ISIS? Was it Jeb Bush’s brother? (Shout out to Rob Lowe- Thank you!). Can it be traced back to CIA overthrow in 1953 of Mossadeq? Jimmy Carter’s lack of leadership support for the Shah in 1979? Is it due to our support of the Saudi royals and other secular Muslim dictators? Or our… Read more »
We head into New Year celebrations enjoying a few extra dollars to spend, or put away for future needs, grateful that gasoline prices at the pump have eased enough to be felt. We also wish for continuation in this trend so that each of us can bask in a little relief from the ever-escalating costs on foods and daily necessities. Grateful, yes, but to whom, and more importantly, why?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the United Nations today was a very polite and diplomatic lecture to the President Of The United States. He instructed President Obama on methodology of international negotiations when confronted by a serious and capable enemy such as Iran. Netanyahu seems to be one of the rare, if perhaps the only world leader, capable of commanding respect from a podium through forthrightness, clarity, and an inescapable quality called leadership.
Barack Obama’s incompetence is destroying another US allegiance. Squeezing a few precious moments from his golf vacation, Barack Obama informed us that he will not choose sides in Egypt CHILMARK, Mass. (CBSDC/AP) — President Barack Obama is calling for an end to the violence in Egypt a day after 525 people were killed in protests… Read more »
Completely agree with Andrew here…the only way forward in Egypt is to back the military. There never was, nor will there ever be true “Democracy”. To believe The Muslim Brotherhood is the “democratic” way is beyond comprehension. There is no freedom in Sharia: The defining mission of the Muslim Brotherhood is the implementation of sharia,… Read more »
Walid Shoebat and Ben Barrack have a well sourced article out today that implicates the fallen regime in Egypt as being behind Benghazi. U.S. officials and experts do acknowledge an Egyptian connection to the Benghazi attacks. They’ll point to what they call a ragtag group of jihadists, led by Muhammad Jamal Abdo Al-Kashif (aka Abu Ahmad), known… Read more »
Think these had a Libyan return address on the box? Jihadists in Egypt’s lawless Sinai Peninsula are using U.S. weapons to carry out attacks against the temporary government in the wake of the military’s ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, according to the embattled nation’s Interior Ministry. The government office posted an official statement on its… Read more »
Egypt Crisis Finds Washington Largely Ambivalent and Aloof That Time headline says it all about this administration. Whether it’s our embassy in Libya being attacked and our ambassador killed, whether it’s the IRS conservative hit list, whether its guns being run to Mexico and border patrol agents being killed….they always stay ambivalent. “Eh….whatever”…as they shrug… Read more »
Morsi, the former President of Egypt, may be under house arrest at this time yet he said early Wednesday morning: “I am the president of Egypt,” he shouted. “There is no substitute for legitimacy, no alternative.” Thomas Jefferson had this take on legitimacy, “Democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where 51% of the people… Read more »