Month: August 2013

Islamic Extremism Finished in Egyptian Politics

The Muslim Brotherhood now understand that they have lost and are under pressure from a wave of repression and arrests,” said a Western diplomat. “So they are in a second phase of saying they won’t return to any political process unless the repression stops and are are released.” State media now describe the Muslim Brotherhood […]

West Condemns Syria Without Any Indication of Guilt

UPDATE 15:00 EDT:   US and allied intelligence agencies have made a preliminary assessment that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons to attack an area near Damascus this week and that the act likely had high-level approval from President Bashar Assad’s government, according to US and European security sources.   The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, […]

Israel Bombs Lebanon: Brotherhood Calls March for Friday

The Israeli Air Force struck a “terrorist” target south of Beirut early on Friday morning. The air strike targeted the Naama underground base complex, 15 km south of Beirut, which houses two radical Palestinian organizations – Ahmed Jibril’s PLO-General Command and the pro-Iranian Jihad Islami. Both operate in Lebanon, Syria, Sinai and the Gaza Strip under direct […]

Lamentations

Lamentations 1 Lamentations is a lament for the destruction of the Jerusalem temple on 9 Av [midsummer]  587 B.C. by the king of Babylon; it is also dual and prophetic of the fall of the city to the Romans [the heirs of Babylon] at the end of the first half of the 70th week in […]

el-Sisi to be Egypt’s Next Strong Man?

In Egypt the government cabinet has ordered the security forced to disperse pro Morsi demonstrators.  “The continuation of the dangerous situation in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares, and consequent terrorism and road blockages are no longer acceptable given the threat to national security,” a statement from the interim government said on Wednesday, adding that it […]

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