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The swift action by Egypt’s military to arrest Mohamed Morsi and key leaders of his Muslim Brotherhood organization on July 3 marks a major setback for Washington’s “Arab Spring” strategy of using political Islam to spread chaos from China through Russia across the energy-rich Middle East. Morsi rejected the Defense Minister‘s demand that he quit to avert a bloodbath.
Dr. Moncif Elmarzooki, President of Tunisia is correct when he stated in an interview in Asharq Al-Awsat (23/12/2013) and I rephrase, that the Arab Spring was not about Sharia or about ethnicity, sectarianism and nationalism, it has every thing to do with liberty, civil rights, freedoms, end of a police state and freedom from economic deprivations, corruption and dysfunctional state, decent life with full rights of citizenship.
Kissinger is simply stating a fact: In 2022, Israel will no longer exist.
In an unremarkable building near Istanbul this week took place an extraordinary meeting. For the first time in 30 years Syria's Muslim Brotherhood gathered together. One hundred and fifty leading members were in Turkey for two days, they claimed, to help the revolution against Bashar al-Assad.
“The truth is, we just don’t know,” said one American official who has been monitoring intelligence reports since the Syrians began moving the chemical weapons in recent days.
There are hundreds if not thousands of “Jews” who enriched our lives and that of humanity with their talented contributions to the arts, to the literature, to music, to cinema, to science, to medicine, to physics, to sociology and psychology, to freedoms, to civil rights and liberties and law, Bernard-Henry Levy is not one of them. he is full of it.
March 30, 2012 is The Global March to Jerusalem and the 36th anniversary of LAND DAY. As “reality leaves much to the imagination” [John Lennon] I imagine the third intifada could finally erupt...
The eventful 2011 did not just change contours of Middle East, it leaves behind a world transformed. What an extraordinary, truly game-changing year has it been! Who would have imagined this time last year that hope would break out of the darkness of a dying year? by Aijaz Zaka Syed.
Is the so-called Arab Spring, whose twin banners are Liberty and Islam, doomed to collapse under the burden of a contradiction?
America has great attributes and achievements to export to the Arab world such as advances in medical, science, and information technology, excellent systems of higher education, and a truly generous population that contributes hundreds of billions to social causes.
Today the American people, in concert with their brothers and sisters around the world, proclaim the rights to which they are entitled by birth and citizenship, by Constitutional law and Proclamation, and by membership in the collective body of nations that has universalized recognition of these rights for all humanity.
“The Zionists controlling Wall Street and the presidential elections is not a good enough reason for selling out America and its pride in that shamefull way. There is more to this than we all think, a hell of a lot more, something big is hiding under the surface like an iceberg, something as big as 9/11”
On Sept. 17th hundreds of protestors took it to the streets at Bowling Green Park in Manhattan, home of the charging bull in New York’s Financial District, to “take the bull by the horns.” On 22 September 2011, US House of Representative Edward J. Markey took the Nuclear Bull by it's horns and wrote......
The Arab Spring in Egypt, in Tunisia, in Yemen, in Syria certainly in Libya must be very disappointing to those American and Israeli Zionist NeoCons who took charge of the post September 11th defining Islam and Arabs as born terrorists and defining Islam as the faith of terror.
Just as Saddam Hussain portrayed himself as the new Salahuddin Ayyubi of the Arab world, Muammar Gaddafi projected himself as the new Omar Mukhtar of Libya. Salahuddin Ayyubi fought the marauding crusaders, and Omar Mukhtar fought the Italian invaders, whilst the Arab dictators spent their life oppressing their citizens and empowering their family and tribes.
AIPAC is the main culprit in the process of defrauding the American people. The fact is, U.S. citizens have been bankrolling Israel’s system of occupation, racial discrimination and denial of basic human rights to the tune of billions of dollars annually without knowing what they were funding and why. by Omar Barghouti
We pay special attention to the so-called “anti-imperialist” camp’s great betrayal of the Libyan people and how, through ignorance, stupidity, dogmatism, naivety and greed for Gaddafi’s money, these faux “leftists” turned their backs on the Libyan people and supported the murderous Gaddafi regime.
The Israelis, young and old, hitting the streets in numbers reminiscent of Tahir Square in Egypt, don't really understand why the world is looking at them. Massive demonstrations, initially in Tel Aviv, protesting government failures to provide basic services despite the $30,000 per person Israel receives in "foreign aid" and allowances from the United States. A nation of professionals, Nobel Prize winners, one of the world's largest arms exporters, a nation that has imported nearly 1 million "guest workers," can't make ends meet, or so it tells its people.
Turkey’s vibrant democracy is an inspiration to Arab countries throwing off their autocratic yoke and their Western patrons.
Five years later, the Arab Spring has dramatically changed the politics of the Middle East.Today, Fatah and Hamas are on a path to a unified Palestinian government, a unity reached without the backing of either the US or Israel — James M. Wall
Palestinians have not forgotten, nor will we. We carry our homes, our stories and our wounds in our skin and give birth to them all over again with every new generation. Just as Jews cannot forget the Shoah, so Palestinians cannot forget the Naqba, the Naksa, and the ongoing ethniccleansing taking place -- SUSAN ABULHAWA
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