Posts filed under “War/Defense”

Mubarak Gone . . .

This is already old  news, but here is a quick round up of Egypt headlines:

•  Al Jazeera English: Live Stream

• Egypt’s joy as Mubarak quits (Guardian)

• Mubarak Resigns, Delegates Affairs to Army (WSJ)

• Why Mubarak is Out (Ratigan)

• Egypt’s Mubarak Resigns, Hands Power to Military (Bloomberg)

• Mubarak Steps Down, Ceding Power to Military (NYT)

• Mubarak resigns, army to suspend parliament (USA Today)

• World reacts as Mubarak steps down (Al Jazeera)

• Mubarak resignation creates vacuum for U.S. in Mideast (Washington Post)

• U.S. officials welcome Mubarak resignation  (CNN)

• Mubarak resigns; hands power to military (Washington Post)

• After three decades of rule, Mubarak will be remembered for how it ended   (Washington Post)

• Egypt live updates: Mubarak steps down  (Washington Post blog)

• Mubarak Steps Down, Says Vice President  (WSJ Video)

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/11/AR2011021103048.html

Category: Financial Press, War/Defense

American Warships Heading to Egypt

Washington’s Blog strives to provide real-time, well-researched and actionable information.  George – the head writer at Washington’s Blog – is a busy professional and a former adjunct professor. ~~~ Connecticut’s newspaper The Day noted on January 24th: Connecticut National Guard Detachment 2, Company I, 185th Aviation Regiment of Groton has mobilized and will deploy to…Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense

Egypt and Democracy

To friends and colleagues on the bcc list. The American sense of democracy, human rights, transparent government and the rest of the list we all know pulls me in favor of the inevitable (now) changes coming in most of the autocratic regimes in the Middle East. But the issue of what the new regimes will…Read More

Category: War/Defense

Results: Egypt Crisis Poll

> Above you see the results from our Egypt Poll. The widget I used is pretty cool — from a company whose Board I am on called Democrasoft. Their Collaborize product is a unique mash up of a survey and comment system. It allows the normally rambling, non-resolved comment stream to produce an actual result….Read More

Category: War/Defense, Web/Tech

Intelligence Guidance: The Situation in Egypt

When protests started in Egypt last week, mainstream news outlets cried “democracy!” and compared the situation in Egypt to the Berlin Wall and Tienanmen Square. Meanwhile, STRATFOR (an intelligence company I’ve followed for years) spoke of a different possibility.  At the time it may have been counter-intuitive for most institutions to draw parallels to 1979…Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense

Open Thread: How Will the Egypt Situation End?

The situation in Egypt continues to rivet news watchers. How might this end? What does this mean for the rest of region, for the concept of Democracy in the Mid-East, for other strongmen holding on to power, for the global economy, the price of Oil, and for stock markets? Please write what you think is…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, War/Defense

Washington’s Blog strives to provide real-time, well-researched and actionable information.  George – the head writer at Washington’s Blog – is a busy professional and a former adjunct professor. ~~~ Former Director of the CIA’s Counter-Terrorism Center: American Policy in the Middle East is Failing Because the U.S. Doesn’t Believe in Democracy: Robert Grenier – a…Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense

Fault Lines: Ride of the Valkyries

Fault Lines: Ride of the Valkyries Jawad Mian 1 February 2011 > The following was written by Jawad Mian, Portfolio Manager based in Doha, Qatar ~~~ The script hasn’t changed. It always begins with an economic crisis that weakens social and political orders. People erupt into violent protests as problems surface to an extent that…Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense

Fears of Suez Canal Shutdown, Radical Islam “Overblown”

Is Twitter a Driver of MidEast Revolution?

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Source:
Fears of Suez Canal Shutdown, Radical Islam “Overblown,” Eurasia’s Sabra Says
Aaron Task
Yahoo Tech Ticker Jan 31, 2011 01:06pm EST

http://finance.yahoo.com/tech-ticker/fears-of-suez-canal-shutdown-radical-islam-%22overblown%22-eurasia%E2%80%99s-sabra-says-535874.html

Category: Video, War/Defense

US Markets Shrug Off Egypt Unrest

As the markets slid south 1-3% on Friday, I got a phone call from a journalist looking for a quote about Egypt: “What does this mean to the markets?” My honest answer was “I have no idea.” While Egypt isn’t an oil nation, maybe there is a contagion effect of regional destabilization. I have no…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, War/Defense