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Egypt – U.S. intelligence collaboration with Omar Suleiman “most successful”

January 31, 2011 by

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Via WikiLeaks. By Richard Smallteacher, Wikileaks staff 1 February 2011. Original article here. New cables released by Wikileaks reveal that the U.S. government has been quietly anticipating as well as cultivating Omar Suleiman, the Egyptian spy chief, as the top candidate to take over the country should anything happen to President Hosni Mubarak. On Saturday, […]

Egypt – Cable from Imprisoned Egyptian Opposition Leader: Defend Democracy “for the friendship of peoples live forever”

January 31, 2011 by

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Peoples do not die, but governments change like the winter weather Via WikiLeaks. By Richard Smallteacher, Wikileaks 1 February 2011. Original article here. Ayman Nour, one of the senior leaders of the Egyptian opposition who is currently organizing a coalition to create an interim government, wrote an eloquent letter from prison in 2006 to then […]

WikiLeaks, Dictators, and the End of the US Empire

January 30, 2011 by

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The efforts of popularly ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mobarak to stabilise his failed regime are telling; particularly, his filling of the office of Vice-President. Leaving aside for the moment his choice of VP, I’d like to briefly touch on what I see as the symbolism of the move. Mr Mubarak was VP when his president, […]