Who created the terrorists?

by Nabil Al-Bukiri   The fallout from the coup in Egypt includes a number of answers to questions regarding political and security issues since the fall of the Soviet Union. The collapse of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact was a historic turning point in the strategies adopted by the US and the capitalist West. America, for…

International legal team to prosecute Emirati officials for involvement in Egyptian atrocities

Former Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has publically admitted, for the first time, that the United Arab Emirates provided Egyptian security agencies and the Ministry of Interior with weapons and equipment in order to suppress protestors supporting President Mohammed Morsi. This revelation drove a source close to an international legal team to announce to Asrar…

THE ROVING EYE

by Pepe Escobar   Obama-Rouhani: lights, camera, action The stage is set. By now it’s established Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has given full authority to the new administration of President Hassan Rouhani to talk directly to Washington about Iran’s nuclear program. This happened only a few days after US President Barack Obama leaked that letters…

War Crimes Tribunal’s Back-Door Proceedings

Defence Team for UK national Chowdhury-Mueen Uddin condemn Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal as ‘underhand and irresponsible’ in their extradition approach to UK government Legal team of Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin expresses dismay at the standard of trial in absentia of Chowdhury Mueen       Uddin while Bangladeshi authorities continue to make statements as to extradition request to UK Government,…

Erdoğan suggests Israel behind coup in Egypt, has evidence

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (Photo: İHA, Abdullah Cıbır) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has suggested that Israel was behind the military coup that ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, in early July, adding that the Turkish government has evidence to prove the Israeli hand in it. The evidence Erdoğan gave for…

Egypt, the ‘war on terrorism’ and Islamophobia

by Hatem Bazian Egypt’s military and elites resort to Islamophobic rationalisation to legitimise their undemocratic actions. “The utilisation of Islamophobic and ‘war on terror’ tropes in Egypt are reflective of a global post-colonial epistemological trend,” writes Hartem Bazian [Reuters] In an interview with Der Speigel , Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy offered his German audience a history “lesson” reminding them…