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Tunisia Egypt Global Revolution Tribute – a video by Ken O’Keefe

Tunisia Egypt Global Revolution Tribute – a video by Ken O’Keefe

  Ken O’Keefe’s video (with my added opening voiceover) pays tribute to the revolutionaries of Tunisia, Egypt, along with the global revolutionaries yet to be identified.   “Governments should fear their people!”  –Anthony Lawson   Tunisia Egypt Global Revolution Tribute – a video by Ken O’Keefe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cyvi5xACPns&feature=player_embedded

From Arab Spring To Jobless Summers

From Arab Spring To Jobless Summers

The implication is that all protests have occurred for the same reason and in the same part of the world. That’s simply not true. by Paul J Balles / My Catbird Seat

Arab Spring perseveres

Arab Spring perseveres

This is an epic battle of wits and wills. And if recent history is any indication, this is a war the Gaddafis, Al Assads and Salehs have already lost. by Aijaz Zaka Syed Is it the end of the road for the juggernaut of change in the Middle East? When the Syrians, all electrified by [...]

JAMES PETRAS: Washington’s Long War Against Africa

JAMES PETRAS: Washington’s Long War Against Africa

The US bombing of Libya in support of rebel clients in the spring of 2011 is part and parcel of a sustained policy of military intervention in Africa since at least the mid 1950’s. PROF. JAMES PETRAS / My Catbird Seat According to a US Congressional Research Service Study[1] published in November 2010, Washington has [...]

STEPHEN WALT : THE MYTHICAL POWER OF ‘THE ARAB LOBBY’

STEPHEN WALT : THE MYTHICAL POWER OF ‘THE ARAB LOBBY’

Steve Walt a great satirist… Let’s look at the vast influence that the “Arab lobby” has wielded in recent years. by Stephen M. Walt / Dec.9, 2010 Keeping up with Jeffrey Goldberg’s errors is like trying to dam the Gulf Stream, and responding to his repeated smears is a mug’s game. I suppose I could [...]

ALAN HART : Where might the “wrong track” lead?

ALAN HART : Where might the “wrong track” lead?

I thought Frank Gardner, the BBC’s security correspondent, was spot on with his first comments after Saudi Arabia’s reinforcement of Bahrain’s military. Drawing off four years experience of living in Bahrain, he said: “The Bahraini royal family has squandered chances for dialogue over many years. Now it’s too late.” Alan Hart / My Catbird Seat [...]

The Popular Uprising in Egypt: The Military Machine Remains Intact, The Political Status Quo Prevails

The Popular Uprising in Egypt: The Military Machine Remains Intact, The Political Status Quo Prevails

Change is forthcoming. Whose interests will it serve? Those of Washington and Brussels or those of the grassroots movements in North Africa and Southwest Asia? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya / Global Research.ca The same group of Egyptian generals running Cairo presently also formed the backbone of the Mubarak regime. There has been no real change in government. The military [...]

KHODR : America Change Your Policies in the MidEast Or Lose It

KHODR : America Change Your Policies in the MidEast Or Lose It

Your choice.  Change now or forever hold your tongue and bombs. Time is running out. Mohamed Khodr / My Catbird Seat In a few days, or less, Libya will be free from the 42 year rule of the mentally unstable, psychotic, arrogant, divisive, condescending, megalomaniacal leader and self proclaimed “King of Africa.” –Muammar Al-Ghaddafi. Unlike [...]