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F-16s And M1 Tanks Whether You Want Them or Not.

by Daniel Russ on September 12, 2013

    Julia Simon from NPR News reports that the Egyptians are taking shipments of M1-Abrams main battle tanks by the hundreds. This is an example of the kind of reporting I would give my eye tooth to see rather than the Jody-Arias/Kim Kardashian/ Kanye West obsessed dribble we get today. Today, the shaky Egyptian […]

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      One of the strangest wars that was ever fought was known as The War of Atrition. It was fought between Israel and the United States on one side and Syria, Egypt, Jordan, the USSR and Cuba on the other side. The War of Attrition was characterized by sporadic furious exchanges and commando raids between […]

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Things That Might Happen In The Mid East

February 4, 2011

It might be a great thing for Israel or the US to have Mubarak removed. It won’t be an easy thing. After three bloody Israeli/Egyptian wars, he kept his own country out of war with Israel for 30 years. That peace brokered by Jimmie Carter in 1979 has been very fortuitous to the Mid East. […]

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Egyptian Government Shuts Down Internet In Wild Bid To Stem Rebellion.

January 28, 2011

Confirming what a few have reported this evening: in an action unprecedented in Internet history, the Egyptian government appears to have ordered service providers to shut down all international connections to the Internet. Critical European-Asian fiber-optic routes through Egypt appear to be unaffected for now. But every Egyptian provider, every business, bank, Internet cafe, website, […]

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