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    Pretty much. Remember this in Afghanistan?


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    Wow.... you know, one would think that a country would be proud of their history.

    But, I can sure as hell see leftists burning the original Constitution in the future, can't you guys?

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    • MIDDLE EAST NEWS
    • August 19, 2013, 10:12 a.m. ET

    Egypt's Former President Mubarak May Be Freed

    Not Enough Evidence Against Former Dictator on Some Charges


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    Reuters Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters inside a cage in a courtroom at the police academy in Cairo, in this picture taken April 13, 2013.



    Deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could be freed from prison this week, according to his lawyers, who have filed a petition for immediate release.
    A court hearing Monday in Cairo centered around a corruption charge in which Mr. Mubarak, who was ousted following massive street demonstrations in 2011, was accused of misusing public funds intended for renovations of his presidential palaces and diverting millions of Egyptian pounds to improve his private homes.
    According to a person who attended the hearing, the presiding judge didn't believe there was enough evidence to hold the former president and referred the case back to prosecutors for further investigation. A second matter, in which Mr. Mubarak is accused of accepting expensive gifts from a state publishing house, was also heard and the judge ordered him held for 15 days pending an investigation.
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    Attorneys for Mr. Mubarak said they are appealing the order to remand the former president and expect to prevail, raising the possibility that he could be released within days.
    "We are working on this now and he will be released in 48 hours," said Farid al Deeb, Mr. Mubarak's lead attorney. The former president didn't attend Monday's proceeding because of security concerns, he said.
    The possibility of Mr. Mubarak's release comes against a backdrop of historic violence in Egypt following the ouster of his successor, Mohammed Morsi, by the military, which has cracked down on his Islamist followers and the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood. Any decision to free Mr. Mubarak could heighten tensions in the street which reached a crescendo last week when hundreds of Mr. Morsi's supporters were killed during the clearing of two large sit-ins by security forces.
    If Mr. Mubarak were released, it would represent a stunning turn around in Egypt's trajectory since his removal in 2011. While his imprisonment was seen by many as a nominal victory in Egypt's transition to democracy, it rankled members of the old establishment who are now enjoying a resurgence following the military coup on July 3rd.
    The prosecutor's office has filed corruption cases against Mr. Mubarak on a rolling basis throughout the last two years, a strategy that officials in that office say was meant in part to ensure that the former president would not leave custody. At least one of these charges is still being adjudicated, namely a case in which the former president is accused of accepting expensive villas in exchange for lucrative business contracts.
    Mr. Mubarak is also facing a retrial in charges he conspired to kill protesters during the 2011 revolt, in addition to other corruption charges. But the two-year limit on holding him pending the trial has expired, another of his attorneys, Yousri Abdel Razeq, said.
    According to the Associated Press unnamed judiciary officials said there is no legal foundation to continue holding Mr. Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for nearly 30 years.
    Mr. Abdel Razeq said the latest charges of corruption were politically motivated by Mr. Morsi and that the court will bear this out in future decisions. "The problem is that Morsi was fabricating cases with no legal basis," he said.
    Mr. Morsi, who was elected last summer in Egypt's first free election, remains under arrest and is facing charges of conspiring with the Palestinian militant group Hamas to escape jail during the 2011 revolt. The prosecutor's investigation could see Mr. Morsi face trial for murder and espionage in the service of a foreign group—a charge that would be akin to treason and could carry a maximum life sentence.

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    Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie arrested
    DEBKAfile August 20, 2013, 5:18 AM (GMT+02:00)

    The Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie was detained early Tuesday in an apartment in Cairo’s Nasr City near where one of the protest camps that was broken up last week. He was on the run after hundreds of Brothers were detained. He faces trial next week on charges of inciting violence and murder. His son Ammar Badie, 38, was shot dead Friday during a pro-Morsi protest.

    A three-day period of national mourning was declared for the 25 policemen executed in Sinai by Salafist gunmen Sunday. The UN Secretary has called for a probe into the deaths of 36 Islamists in a prison truck earlier that day.

    Saint Paul in the Ephesians 6:12


    "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."



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    Gregor Peter ‏@L0gg0l 40m http://twitter.com/L0gg0l/status/369932744135938049
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    Saint Paul in the Ephesians 6:12


    "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."



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    been hearing this rumor they had something on Obama.... But not what it was.

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    K.T. McFarland is on FNC right now saying that Russia has told Egypt that they will step in and supplant US aid if it is revoked.

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    The Russians are our friends, aren't they?

    LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan Ruck View Post
    K.T. McFarland is on FNC right now saying that Russia has told Egypt that they will step in and supplant US aid if it is revoked.
    More brilliance from Democrat leadership.



    Might as well be wearing Hammers and Sickles....



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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan Ruck View Post
    K.T. McFarland is on FNC right now saying that Russia has told Egypt that they will step in and supplant US aid if it is revoked.
    General al-Sisi will have to weigh his options very carefully because he can no longer count on the United States, what with Obama and his tacit alliance with the al-Ikhwan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorongil2012 View Post
    General al-Sisi will have to weigh his options very carefully because he can no longer count on the United States, what with Obama and his tacit alliance with the al-Ikhwan.
    With that in mind, the following article for our readers' consideration;

    Egypt Takes Path Toward Rejecting Globalist Control

    Brandon Turbeville
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    In what many analysts are considering a decided shift back toward Egyptian Nasserism (meaning Arab nationalism based upon the precedent set by former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser), the Egyptian Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade, Mounir Fkhry Abdel-Nour has stated that Egypt will no longer be seeking a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

    This decision, which was largely anticipated by those following the Egyptian countercoup and the apparent nationalistic tendencies of Gen. Sisi, would reverse a trend that was set in motion decades ago by corrupt Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak and accelerated by Muslim Brotherhood fanatic Muhammed Morsi. Under both Mubarak and Morsi, Egyptian standards of living plummeted, prices rose, and economic stagnation took hold. As a condition of the IMF loans, an onslaught of “free-market” reforms, privatizations schemes, and austerity measures began to take place with even more being expected in the future, such as a value-added tax publicly advocated by the Muslim Brotherhood ruling class.

    The history of the IMF’s involvement in Egypt is, as it has been everywhere else, a tragic one.

    As Jack Shenker of the Guardian wrote in 2009,
    Ever since, the country has been subject to successive waves of neoliberal reform. In 1996 a huge privatisation drive kicked off – resulting in sham sales to public banks and regime cronies, a rapid deterioration of working conditions and a wave of strikes so powerful that one analyst labelled it the largest social movement seen in the Middle East in half a century.
    Then 2004 brought a new cabinet which swiftly cut the top rate of tax from 42% to 20%, leaving multimillionaires paying exactly the same proportion of their income into government coffers as those on an annual salary of less than £500. Special economic zones were created, foreign investment reached dizzying heights ($13bn in 2008) and, in the past three years, economic growth has clocked in at a consistently high 7%. The minimum wage, incidentally, has remained fixed at less than £4 a month throughout. The global business community applauded Mubarak's rule as "bold", "impressive" and "prudent".


    As WSWS notes, after the ouster of Mubarak and the election of the Muslim Brotherhood, “social inequality in Egypt has deepened. Food prices are rising, and more than two decades after the last deal between the IMF and Egypt in 1991, over 40 percent of the population live on less than $2 a day, while a tiny, super-rich layer at the top of society is increasing its fortunes.”

    Indeed, the economic crisis only escalated when the corrupt, fanatical, and incompetent Muslim Brotherhood took power, pursuing Mubarak’s legacy of yet another deal with the IMF which would have lead to even further tragic consequence for the average Egyptian. From attempts to remove subsidies on necessities like food and oil, the raising of the sales tax, and the implementation of a value-added tax, the Muslim Brotherhood's economic program was an abysmal failure.

    Thus, with the recent announcement by the interim Egyptian government of the abandonment of any request for a loan from the IMF, many analysts have predicted “the process of a historic re-orientation, last seen in the early 1970s.”

    One of the most notable aspects of this possible “re-orientation” would be a significant turn away from a close relationship with the United States and a pivot toward Russia as the nation seeks to regain its prominence that it once experienced during a period where it was free from the yoke of the United States.

    In a rather frank statement, Egyptian Minister Abdel-Nour pointed out that Egypt “is currently facing a plot, which appears clearly through the terror acts and stances of some international media outlets against the government and democracy.” Although Abdel-Nour did not elaborate (or if he did his elaborations were not reported), it is largely understood that the Minister is referring to the Anglo-American powers that have not only attempted to control Egypt for the last several decades but to destabilize it no less than twice in the last two years, even attempting to use it as a spearhead military force against Syria and Ethiopia.

    Furthering suspicions regarding Egypt’s turn toward Russia and away from the United States, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy stated on September 16, during his visit to Russia that “Egypt appreciates Russia's "supporting stance to the Egyptian people's will". Fahmy also stated that “Egyptian foreign policy is seeking to develop relations with Russia, boost bilateral cooperation and enhance mutual interests”.

    Fahmy’s statement regarding the unfolding crisis in Syria – with the United States and the rest of the Anglo-American world foaming at the mouth to take military action against Syria – was likewise revealing. In regards to the latest Russian initiative to seek diplomatic solutions to the chemical weapons controversy (which has been entirely organized and fabricated by the West from the very beginning), Fahmy stated that “If this initiative should be successful, it would become the most important element for the protection against the threat of a division of the Middle East, as it occurred after the first World War. Should a military solution for solving the crisis be chosen, it would bring the real threat of splitting parts of the Eastern Mediterranean region”.

    When one observes the developments taking shape in Egypt on a singular and individual basis, it might appear at first glance that the nation is experiencing the same turmoil and unstable political life that many Middle Eastern nations are currently experiencing across the region. However, when one steps back and takes a look at the bigger picture, it seems that what is taking place in Egypt is indeed more than a simple confluence of circumstances but a true realignment of political power both within and outside the country. If Egypt takes a turn towards nationalism and Nasserism then the Anglo-American world will necessarily find itself another center of resistance to global hegemony in the Middle East.

    Read other articles by Brandon Turbeville here.

    Brandon Turbeville is an author out of Florence, South Carolina. He has a Bachelor's Degree from Francis Marion University and is the author of three books, Codex Alimentarius -- The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real Conspiracies, and Five Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident. Turbeville has published over 275 articles dealing on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville's podcast Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV. He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at) gmail.com.

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    Former Egyptian President Morsy sentenced to 20 years

    By Sarah Sirgany and Holly Yan, CNN
    Updated 7:10 AM ET, Tue April 21, 2015






















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    • Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy gets 20 years in connection with 2012 protests
    • During the trial, Morsy said he was still Egypt's leader and refused to recognize the court as legal




    Cairo (CNN)Mohamed Morsy went from prison to the presidency. And now he's going back to prison.

    The ousted President was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday on charges of inciting violence and facilitating the killing and torturing of protesters outside the presidential palace in December 2012.
    The verdict is subject to appeal.
    Morsy stood trial with 14 co-defendants, including some of his presidential staff.
    Morsy, who became Egypt's first democratically elected President in June 2012, was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.
    After the sentencing, his Freedom and Justice Party called the trial a "travesty of justice."
    "This is a sad and terrible day in Egyptian history," the party said in a statement Tuesday. "Coup leaders have sentenced Mohamed Morsi to decades in prison for nothing more than championing the democratic will of the people."
    But Ramy Ghanem, a civil plaintiff lawyer representing one of the torture victims, said the conviction was fair.
    "This is a very appropriate and clear verdict on people that committed the crime," he said.
    The trial

    Attorney Mohamed Selim El-Awa cited constitutional articles to the court that stipulated the steps for removing a president and putting him on trial -- something that required the approval of two-thirds of the parliament and a special court made of the country's top judges.
    At various points in the trial, Morsy asserted that he was the President of Egypt and refused to recognize the court as legal.
    Early in the trial, Morsy and his co-defendants were held in a metal cage in court. Later, that cage was enclosed in soundproof glass -- which became part of the reason Morsy's defense team withdrew from the case.
    More verdicts to come

    This is the first trial Morsy was referred to after his removal from power. He is also standing trial in three other cases, including two on charges of espionage.
    The third trial involves a 2011 jailbreak. Morsy and 18 other members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood allegedly broke out of the Wadi-Natroun prison, Egyptian state-run media reported.
    In that trial, Morsy and his co-defendants are accused of collaborating with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas and the Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah to escape, the state-owned Ahram Online news agency said.
    In May, Morsy is scheduled to start a fifth trial -- this one on charges of insulting the judiciary.
    Sarah Sirgany reported from Cairo; Holly Yan reported and wrote from Atlanta. CNN's Bharati Naik contributed to this report.

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