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¡Viva la Revolución!

¡Viva la Revolución!

Latest I told you so news from the NoShitSherlock Channel: Islamic extremists lead the way the Egypt’s happy democratic election – the first and, if things follow this course, probably the last before the next major coup, car bomb bloodbath or inevitable American-led invasion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Turmoil in Tripoli

Turmoil in Tripoli

Looking at the recent pictures of the “rebels” rampaging through the Libyan capital, I can only fear how far this is going to go before Western leaders finally see that they have played no insignificant part in yet another regional destabiliation exercise. It is as if they want to see yet more bloodshed and boats making their way across the Mediterranean. There is far too much concentration on the here and now, and little consideration for what may lie around the corner: the dreamers still believe that the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi will result in some fledgling democracy, the culmination of what has been dubbed the “Arab Spring”. Read the rest of this entry »

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