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Egyptians Take to the Streets (Again) to Protest Developing Ties with Iran

Lest we forget where the rolling Arab revolutions began, since January 25, 2011 Egypt has devolved into a country ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood but at war with itself. Chaos continues in the streets, women risk assault whenever they leave

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UPDATE: Nazi Sympathizer and 9/11 Celebrant Did NOT Receive State Dept. Award After All

Just hours before presenting her with the prestigious Women of Courage Award  US State Department withdrew its plans to include Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim among the recipients. The outcry against the award for her arose out of her anti-American, ant-Israel,

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Book Review: Benghazi: The Definitive Report

When the first reports of the new book “Benghazi:  The Definitive Report” first came out last week, we did not review it because we had not yet had our own opportunity to read it, and our first purchase from Amazon

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Posted in Middle East, Terrorism, US, World

Is Jordan the Next Victim of the “Arab Spring”?

For many months, since the early days of the so-called “Arab Spring”, GerardDirect has been warning our readers about the spreading unrest and forecasting where it is most likely to pop up next. In early 2011, we predicted that a

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Why the ‘Arab Spring’ Failed

The violent movement for ‘liberation’ that spread across the Muslim world in 2011, and caught the attention of the West, has come full circle. Those who rushed to call the rising tide of rebellion “democratic revolutions” now face the reality

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Arab Spring Supporters Have Much To Answer For

“The Muslim Brotherhood and its political arm now dominate the Egyptian Parliament, as the Nazi Party came to dominate the German Reichstag.” “Godfather of The Arab Spring…. Advisor to the Brotherhood” The chickens are coming home to roost in the

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US Fans the Flames of New Middle East War

While the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ continues to dissolve into violent chaos in Libya, Egypt, Yemen, and Syria, Washington seems determined to inflame the already unstable situation. In addition to providing support for the most radical elements in the increasing volatile

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Iran Threatens Confrontation at Hormuz; US Navy Says this “Will Not Be Tolerated”

Iran has renewed its threat to close access to the Strait of Hormuz, cutting off some 17% of the world’s oil supply from its market. The US Navy has countered that such a move will not be tolerated. As each

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Russia Carrier Group Sent to Mediterranean

According to a report in al-Arabiya this morning, the Russian Defense Ministry has reported that the aircraft cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov left the artic port of Severomorsk, Russia’s base for its Northern Fleet, escorted by a destroyer and several supply ships.

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Russia Sends Carrier Group to Mediterranean; Syrian Unrest Continues to Threaten Region

According to a report in al-Arabiya this morning, the Russian Defense Ministry has reported that the aircraft cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov left the artic port of Severomorsk, Russia’s base for its Northern Fleet, escorted by a destroyer and several supply ships.

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