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  • Egypt’s army crosses the Rubicon

    08/17/2013 2:51:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Human Events ^ | August 16, 2013 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    “Sire, clear the square with gunfire or abdicate.” That was the message one of his generals gave the young czar Nicholas I in December of 1825, as thousands of civilians and soldiers massed in Senate Square to challenge his claim to the throne. Nicholas gave the order, the cannons fired, and he and his heirs ruled Russia for another century, until Nicholas II was overthrown, and murdered by Bolsheviks. Such was the moment Egypt’s army faced on Wednesday, with thousands of backers of the Muslim Brotherhood encamped in Cairo, challenging its rule. The slaughter that ensued, 500 dead the first...
  • JW Obtains Gen. El-Sisi’s Radical Thesis from Army War College

    08/17/2013 2:51:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 08, 2013
    The Obama administration embraced Egypt’s Defense Minister and coup leader, General Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, despite having first-hand knowledge of his radical Islamist views, documents obtained by Judicial Watch show. For years the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) has been sitting on a 2006 thesis authored by General El-Sisi while he studied at the Pennsylvania school, the Army’s most senior military educational institution. Judicial Watch obtained the thesis using public-records laws and the paper, El-Sisi’s only published work, is downright alarming. It reveals his radical vision for democracy in the Middle East by combining Islamism with militarism. … The general embraces...