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We Are Witnessing the Collapse of the Middle East
American Thinker ^ | February 3, 2011 | James Simpson

Posted on 02/03/2011 5:48:40 PM PST by NCjim

If Egypt should fall, it will mark the beginning of the end for what little remaining stability there is in the Middle East. Jordan is facing similar unrest, as are Algeria and Yemen. Lebanon and Tunisia fell in January. It is highly unlikely that these events are unrelated. A combination of leftist and Islamist forces provoked the protests, and we are likely looking at a ring of radical Islamic states rising up to surround Israel. Once their power is solidified, perhaps in a year or two, they will combine forces to attack Israel. If Israel falls, the United States will stand alone in a sea of virulent enemies and impotent allies.

So whom does Obama support, Mubarak or his enemies?

Obama wasted no time in telling us. He supports Mubarak's opponents, and he probably has been all along. The Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday that the Obama administration favors a role for the Muslim Brotherhood in a new Egyptian government.

The Muslim Brotherhood, the oldest extremist Muslim organization, is behind practically every Muslim terrorist organization ever formed. And while they may have publicly renounced violence as the LA Times article claims, internal documents tell a completely different story.

And if that weren't bad enough, Obama's latest comment to Egypt's leader is that "an orderly transition ... must begin now."

Must begin. Now.

Simply stunning.

Juxtapose Obama's statements toward our allies with his reaction to the genuine uprising that occurred last year in Iran. Tunisia: "Reform or be overthrown." Egypt: "an orderly transition ... must begin now." Iran: "It is not productive ... to be seen as meddling." Meanwhile, candidate Obama claimed that the terrorist groups Hamas and Hezb'allah have "legitimate claims," and we all remember his mindless counterterrorism czar, John Brennan, reaching out to "moderate" Hezb'allah members last spring. Hezb'allah moderates?

The seeming inconsistency is astonishing. Unfortunately, there is a consistency. Obama uniformly sides with our enemies but rarely, if ever, with our friends and allies. His administration is packed with far-left radicals and vicious anti-Semites. And therein lies the rub, because what we are witnessing in reality is this president's un-American, anti-American, treasonous ideology in full play.

Perhaps this is the real reason for Bill Ayers's, Bernardine Dohrn's, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin's and Jody Evans's trips to Egypt in 2009. Following those trips, these same people made multiple visits to the White House.

Obama's breathlessly arrogant answer? Not the same Ayers, Dohrn, Benjamin, and Evans. Sure.

A few years back, I cited a quote by Lynn Stewart, the National Lawyers Guild attorney jailed for helping blind sheikh Omar Adel Raman foment terror from his New York jail cell. One might think that atheistic radical leftists would be foursquare against a political movement that tramples women's rights, murders homosexuals, and enforces strict theocratic mandates. No such luck, Stewart said:

They [radical Islamic movements] are basically forces of national liberation. And I think that we, as persons who are committed to the liberation of oppressed people, should fasten on the need for self-determination. ... My own sense is that, were the Islamists to be empowered, there would be movements within their own countries ... to liberate.

" ... movements within their own countries ... to liberate." Given recent developments, Stewart's statement was prescient. But I think it had a special meaning. Because when movement leftists like Stewart talk about "liberation," they are really talking about communism.

It has been my longstanding assertion that Muslim terrorism is simply a false flag operation, managed in the background by our main enemies, Russia and Red China. Almost since the beginning, Muslim terrorist organizations have been supported and nurtured by the Soviet Union or its Middle Eastern surrogates.

Yasser Arafat's PLO is a prime example. Created by the KGB, the PLO was always about providing a Soviet counterweight to Israel in the Middle East. They were uninterested in the Palestinian cause, and they said so! Alexander Litvinenko, the KGB defector poisoned by Polonium 210 in what was assumed to be a KGB hit, claimed in his book, Allegations, that al-Qaeda's number two man, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was a Soviet agent. And while today Hezb'allah is the de facto ruler of Lebanon, the real power is Ba'athist Syria.

David Horowitz wrote of the alliance between leftists and Muslim terrorists in his seminal book: Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left. He describes in detail how the left and Muslim radicals work together to achieve their mutual ends: the destruction of America.

It is incomprehensible that President Obama does not recognize the strategic significance of what is happening, and if he does, then his support of Egypt's sham "democracy movement" is a naked betrayal of our Middle Eastern allies and, by extension, our own country.

Unfortunately, his view is shared by some Republicans who are so in love with the idea of "democracy" that it doesn't matter to them that the "democrats" in this case include fanatic mass murderers. At best, it can be seen only as incredibly myopic and ignorant to support Mubarak's enemies. People make the same mistake Carter did with Iran and Nicaragua: they commit the logical error of assuming that just because a country's current leadership is flawed and "undemocratic," that automatically means that someone else would do better. Newsflash: they can do worse, and almost without exception, they do, because people who take power by street riot have no interest in "democracy."

If their street revolutions are successful, these Middle Eastern countries will rapidly degenerate into radical Muslim thugocracies allied with our communist enemies. Israel will be the first target, and with Obama's radically anti-Israel orientation, the Israelis will stand alone. We will be next. One wonders if Obama will then stand to defend the country he swore to, or if he will be out in the streets with his fellow radical leftists burning American flags.


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1 posted on 02/03/2011 5:48:45 PM PST by NCjim
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To: NCjim

No we are witnessing the formation of the Middle East region of the New World Order. If they pull it off. This is not a Muzzie uprising. It is orchestrated by the Bilderbergers and CFR. Most Muzzies are scratching their heads wondering what the hell is going on.


2 posted on 02/03/2011 5:51:52 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: NCjim
It happened before. SSDD and no documentation, still.



3 posted on 02/03/2011 5:52:06 PM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: NCjim
Must begin. Now.

Obama is TELLING, not asking.

He's a dictator at heart.

4 posted on 02/03/2011 5:52:17 PM PST by SteamShovel (Beware the RINO-VIRUS...It will kill the TEA Party movement.)
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To: NCjim

This is as bad as it gets, folks. And Obama is right there in the thick of things, making it as bad as bad can be.

Our Traitor President (OTP)


5 posted on 02/03/2011 5:53:05 PM PST by samtheman
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To: NCjim

No words can describe the evil of 0bama.


6 posted on 02/03/2011 5:53:44 PM PST by unkus
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To: NCjim

Israel might be first but Europe will probably be second,
then latin America, then North America and finally
there will be peace.

Right./s


7 posted on 02/03/2011 5:53:53 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NCjim
... One wonders if Obama will then stand to defend the country he swore to, or if he will be out in the streets with his fellow radical leftists burning American flags.

Do we have to take bets on the answer to that?

8 posted on 02/03/2011 5:54:29 PM PST by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: NCjim

That democrats and the mainstream media support radical Islamic states shows that democrats/liberals are pure evil. That democrats and their media hate us grass roots, freedom loving tea party people shows that democrats/liberals are pure evil.


9 posted on 02/03/2011 5:55:18 PM PST by Democrat_media (Why is no government creating a product we can hold in our hands like a cell phone..?)
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To: NCjim

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stomping on a human face — forever.”

-George Orwell


10 posted on 02/03/2011 5:55:58 PM PST by Rapscallion (They passed it without reading it; so now rescind it without reading it.)
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To: NCjim

I’m not religious, but if I were, I’d seriously wonder if we aren’t seeing what will eventually lead to Armageddon over there. I believe the author is a bit optimistic in his prediction of this taking a year or two. After the animals take over all of those countries, it won’t be long at all before they all turn their sights on Israel.


11 posted on 02/03/2011 5:56:28 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: NCjim

We are in the end of days.


12 posted on 02/03/2011 5:58:13 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: tet68

Israel might be first but Europe will probably be second,
then latin America, then North America and finally
there will be peace.

Of course by the time it gets to that stage we might
in an example of irony, find ourselves allied with
China and Northern Russia who will find out they
have taken an asp to their breast too late.


13 posted on 02/03/2011 5:58:13 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Russia and China will back the Muslims at first. Eventually Russia will come to our side.

It has already been predicted.


14 posted on 02/03/2011 6:02:14 PM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: NCjim
We are watching histoy repeat itself right before our eyes.



Just swap the Blakans for Spain.

15 posted on 02/03/2011 6:03:04 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: screaminsunshine

The Muzzies, under the direction of Iran, are installing the Caliphate and the only thing they’re wondering about is why all of a sudden the US is supporting this.

Islam is a political and economic system that results in poverty and oppression for the majority of the members of Muslim countries, but great wealth for the minority. I think these countries, thanks to oil, have suddenly reached such wealth at their upper levels that they can control much of the world economy.

I think the Muslims always believed that we would hold out till the end. But with a Muslim-Marxist president, suddenly we have switched sides and we are promoting the Islamization of the entire world, not only in terms of religion, but in terms of politics and economy, too.

Islam is a fatalistic, irrational, anti-intellectual and repressive system that prevents its believers from achieving anything.


16 posted on 02/03/2011 6:03:38 PM PST by livius
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To: NCjim

Mecca soon to be a glassed over parking lot.


17 posted on 02/03/2011 6:05:09 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: tet68

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...pVpY&feature=related

Some interesting speculation about the future. Islam knows that the socialist materialism of the American, Canadian, and European left is a self limited problem because demographics are destiny.


18 posted on 02/03/2011 6:07:25 PM PST by Yet_Again
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To: unkus

Tool of the anti-christ...and one day will be in the lowest bowels of hell.


19 posted on 02/03/2011 6:07:30 PM PST by hope
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To: KoRn
I’m not religious, but if I were, I’d seriously wonder if we aren’t seeing what will eventually lead to Armageddon over there.

Keep a Bible handy just in case. Take it a step further and go to the religious section of a bookstore and pick up a book that details the Book of Revelation - that will put the hair on the back of your head - even if you are not religious.

I believe the author is a bit optimistic in his prediction of this taking a year or two. After the animals take over all of those countries, it won’t be long at all before they all turn their sights on Israel.

And Iraq. And Turkey and...

20 posted on 02/03/2011 6:08:12 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (If raising taxes on an activity reduces such an activity, let's tax liberalism to death.)
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To: NCjim

Caliphate=Madhi=Antichrist.


21 posted on 02/03/2011 6:09:12 PM PST by BigFinn
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To: NCjim

And the 500 lb Gorilla in the room, is Bush’s Iraqui Freedom....with one hell of an Army, trained by the USA.

Not sure what this means, but it’s a hellava lot better than Egypt or Iran, at this point in time.

Israel can whip the rabble rousers, if they’re threatened. And in 2012, possibly earlier, Obamabi will be playing golf and playing in the woods.


22 posted on 02/03/2011 6:09:25 PM PST by 4Speed
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To: Paladin2

Indeed it will. Not by man, but by an angry God. Ironically, the God of Israel!


23 posted on 02/03/2011 6:10:01 PM PST by hope
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To: NCjim

I am stunned by the general publics lack of concern over these events.

I have spoken with PHDs who don’t see the danger.


24 posted on 02/03/2011 6:10:01 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Yet_Again

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kKkY5EpVpY

Sorry, this is the link to the video about islam, demographics, and destiny. Some scary numbers.


25 posted on 02/03/2011 6:10:32 PM PST by Yet_Again
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To: Paladin2

From your lips to Allah’s ears.


26 posted on 02/03/2011 6:10:39 PM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: NCjim
If Israel falls, the United States will stand alone in a sea of virulent enemies and impotent allies.

The Samson option will ensure that if Israel falls there will be a ring of states surrounding Israel that are radioactive cinders. I think they have mastered thermonuclear designs and have a small supply of very powerful weapons and lots of smaller ones.

Israel has several excellent targets that do not even need nukes. Consider the results of the collapse of the Aswan dam. Most everything in Egypt is located very close to the Nile river.

And, of course, the Kaaba in Mecca won't move at all. Easy target for a high yield weapon. the possibilities are almost endless.

27 posted on 02/03/2011 6:11:08 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: BigFinn
oh yes, how easily the nations are deceived...
28 posted on 02/03/2011 6:11:42 PM PST by hope
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To: NCjim

wow - treason right before my eyes...

http://www.rightsidenews.com/2011020312744/us/islam-in-america/the-muslim-brotherhoods-penetration-of-the-obama-administration.html?utm_source=Right+Side+News&utm_campaign=d4db472ee8-daily-rss-newsletter&utm_medium=email


29 posted on 02/03/2011 6:11:48 PM PST by Chattering Class of 58
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To: livius

Excellent article.

Under Obozo’s displays of weakness, the Muzzie BroHood and the rest of the terrorists will continue to create their caliphate.

By the time Obozo leaves office in 2012, God willing, it could look very bad in the Middle East and other parts of the EU.

Just what will the USA do if Saudi Arabia sees these same “demokratic” protests? What will the pretender in the White House do if a trucked in Nuke goes off in Tel Aviv?

This is NOT GOOD. Stock up on rations and ammo people.

G


30 posted on 02/03/2011 6:11:58 PM PST by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO!)
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To: BigFinn

I smell a f’n RAT!!


31 posted on 02/03/2011 6:13:08 PM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: Kartographer

Yea, yea, but something is STILL missing in the Middle East, they borrowed planes without Guns to attach the USA.

Never START a war without a Navy and an Air Force. Bring it, the eye in the sky will be watching, and Ben Laden is lonely in his Cave.


32 posted on 02/03/2011 6:14:09 PM PST by 4Speed
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Thank you for spelling “Samson Option” correctly. :)


33 posted on 02/03/2011 6:15:20 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Paladin2
"Mecca soon to be a glassed over parking lot."

pRes_ _ent Obama is MUCH more likely to nuke
directly, or through his enabled terrorists, American cities.

The question will very shortly be:
Will the US military respect the Constitution and their Oath
or the undocumented Kenyan-Communist Ikhwan-supporting Dictator.

34 posted on 02/03/2011 6:17:08 PM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: GRRRRR
Just what will the USA do if Saudi Arabia sees these same “demokratic” protests?

Nothing.

What will the pretender in the White House do if a trucked in Nuke goes off in Tel Aviv?

Nothing.

With Egypt, Yemen, and Jordan gone it's only a matter of time before it happens in Saudi Arabia.
35 posted on 02/03/2011 6:19:04 PM PST by Yet_Again
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To: NCjim

ME bump for later............


36 posted on 02/03/2011 6:20:56 PM PST by indthkr
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To: NCjim
If Israel falls, the United States will stand alone in a sea of virulent enemies and impotent allies.

My copy of the book says that will not happen. I have more faith in it than in any man, or in any Commie Muzzie whatever they are. The question is what part will we play in the battle. If Obozo precipitates this by siding with our enemies as it appears, how will "We the People" react? Obozo has aready stated

--

Monday, January 29, 2007

“I will stand with [the Muslims] should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”

37 posted on 02/03/2011 6:22:12 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: KoRn

Labor pains increase in frequency and severity.


38 posted on 02/03/2011 6:22:31 PM PST by DonnerT (Those in the seats of power no longer fear the caliber of the ballot.)
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To: Texas Fossil

http://israelinsider.net/forum/topics/torah-codes-predict-and-warn


39 posted on 02/03/2011 6:24:20 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: SteamShovel

I truly fear for our nation and at the same time feel nothing but hatred for those who voted for this communist islamist into office.


40 posted on 02/03/2011 6:24:26 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: NCjim

BFL.


41 posted on 02/03/2011 6:25:12 PM PST by Jane Long (2 Chron 7:14)
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To: Diogenesis
The question will very shortly be: Will the US military respect the Constitution and their Oath or the undocumented Kenyan-Communist Ikhwan-supporting Dictator.

The democrats wanted to institute the draft a few year ago. Republicans stopped them by forcing their agenda into the open at that time. Now we have propaganda regarding a horrific event and there will be a draft...a draft of the liberal left nuts thinking their going to bring freedom to the ME.

The military needs to act sooner, not later.

42 posted on 02/03/2011 6:25:19 PM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: NCjim

Egypt= Iran 2.0, with Barak Obama as Jimmy Carter.


43 posted on 02/03/2011 6:27:03 PM PST by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: KoRn
I was reading this & thinking the same thing. W're looking at the fulfillment of prophecy.

Which should be comforting - we can see how it will play out.

44 posted on 02/03/2011 6:27:43 PM PST by skeeter
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To: hope

Tool of the anti-christ...and one day will be in the lowest bowels of hell.


Well said.


45 posted on 02/03/2011 6:28:03 PM PST by unkus
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To: NCjim
It is amazing to me that the majority of the American Jewish voters vote Democrat. How many are looking at the chessboard now and realizing and understanding that just maybe their votes for Obama (and Carter) were not well-thought out? How many would prefer the strength, patriotism, and steadfastness of President Reagan and Presidents Bush when it comes to national security and allegiances to allies?

There is a strong chance that Israel will soon be no more and the blame is on Obama and every voter who voted for him.

46 posted on 02/03/2011 6:29:44 PM PST by Swede Girl
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To: screaminsunshine

Whenever I find myself reading a post and saying to myself “ this person actually gets it”. I look down to see who the poster is and everytime-it is you! Spot on everytime, mate.


47 posted on 02/03/2011 6:32:54 PM PST by riri
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To: NCjim

Chaos in the Muslim world might be a good thing. Particularly in Iran. Not so much in Saudi Arabia.


48 posted on 02/03/2011 6:34:29 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: KoRn

You’re right, but a couple of years is actually moving quickly on this sort of timeline. It takes a nation as rich, technologically powerful, economically powerful, and militarily powerful as the United States to project power on a 6 month schedule, and even that is limited.


49 posted on 02/03/2011 6:36:55 PM PST by Melas
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To: NCjim; LucyT; left that other site
Perhaps this is the real reason for Bill Ayers's, Bernardine Dohrn's, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin's and Jody Evans's trips to Egypt in 2009. Following those trips, these same people made multiple visits to the White House.

ping

50 posted on 02/03/2011 6:38:38 PM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - World Disaster Map)
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