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$450 Million for Egypt? America is Betting on the Wrong Horse

As the situation in Egypt continues to deteriorate, the US continues to support the Muslim Brotherhood-backed government, even as  the Brotherhood continues to drive the country in a downward spiral.  The foolishness of our foreign policy is seemingly endless.  That

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Dr. Mordechai Kedar Gives Advice to Western Leaders: Don’t Come Visit the Middle East

While speaking to American diplomats during his current tour, American Secretary of State John Kerry “created” a new state: Kyrzakhstan. Apparently he confused Kyrgyzstan with Kazakhstan. This slip of the tongue is more proof that those who hold key positions

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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

Guest Column: Mordechai Kedar: The Systemic Collapse of Egypt

The Egyptian flag is red, white and black  with an eagle in the center.  Until quite recently, this flag has been a symbol of national consensus symbolizing that all citizens of Egypt, without regard to their political orientation, are sheltered

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BREAKING NEWS: Egyptians Plan “Last Warning” Protests for Tomorrow Afternoon

A new round of popular Egyptian protests planned for tomorrow afternoon, February 1,  following prayer, has been dubbed “Last Warning” and is meant to send a strong message to President Morsi’s government. Violent protests broke out throughout Egypt earlier this

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NY Times Takes a Hard Look at President Morsi’s Anti-Semitism

When Mohamed Morsi became Egypt’s president in June, he rose, unknown and untested, from the Muslim Brotherhood to the leader of the most important Arab country. He has made missteps and some truly alarming decisions, but there was still reason

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Egyptian Court Orders New Trial for Mubarak

An Egyptian court has accepted an appeal by ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his former interior minister Habib el-Adly, allowing them to be retried over the killings of protesters in the 2011 uprising. Judge Ahmed Ali Abdelrahman told the court

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Anti-tank Missiles, Guns, and Ammo Found in Egypt’s Northern Sinai

Egyptian security forces found anti-tank missiles in a warehouse in Egypt’s northern Sinai on Friday, in a region south of Arish city. The cache included about 30 anti-aircraft missiles, 3,000 bullets and at least five boxes of weapons including handguns and

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The New Poisonous Coalition of Terrorism

Looking at a single terrorist group (such as al Qaeda) and saying it is the root cause of terrorism is neither correct nor smart. The terrorist threat comes from a complex network of aligned terrorist organizations and terror-supporting countries, as

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Report: Morsi Imports 3,000 Foreign Jihadis to Terrorize Opposition

The title of a recent Al Khabar News report declares: “Morsi summons 3,000 jihadis from Afghanistan, Chechnya, Bosnia, Somalia and Iran to be an Islamic army to strike the police and army forces” of Egypt. According to the report, Ibrahim

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