Egypt’s Islamist president ordered his defense minister and chief of staff to retire on Sunday and canceled the military-declared constitutional amendments that gave top generals wide powers. It was not immediately clear whether the decision had the military’s blessing. Morsi has been in a power struggle with the military since he came to power on […]

Churning in Israel

An interesting article published this past Friday. My takeaways from the article: 1. CES’ actions – as usual – solely based on the politics meaning focusing only on getting re-elected. 2. Netanyahu needs to gain a stronger coalition in his government in order to proceed with what he thinks is the best for his country. 3. […]

That changes things

Interesting informative article on Ryan. I am quite pleased with Romney’s selection. Excerpts: Ryan, the seven-term representative from Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, speaks quickly, as if the coming collapse might happen in the middle of his remarks if he takes too much time. It’s a bracing message. He is saying, in effect, that the American […]

Yep just a ploy

Israel willingly acceded to Cairo’s request for permission to deploy fighter planes and armored troop carriers in Sinai – a demilitarized buffer zone under their 1979 peace treaty – in support of President Mohamed Morsi’s counter-terror offensive against lawless Islamist bands. debkafile reports: It was soon realized in Washington and Jerusalem that the “offensive” was […]

Wrestling in Egypt

Morsi axes military and intelligence chiefs. Look for Morsi to appoint MB brethren to these key posts. This is exactly what I warned he would do when he became president. He desperately needs these two key posts to be MB people so he can wrestle the country to Islamists – synonym for trouble. Don’t forget it […]

Do so-called leaders learn from history?

One of the biggest errors that the USA and other countries made prior to WWII was not taking the ravings of the madman Hitler seriously. He put in deed, print and spoken word his hatred of the Jewish people, his belief that they ruled the world and kept many nations “down” and he also shared […]