Browsing All posts tagged under »Omar Suleiman«

The Rise of Egypt, the Fall of the US

February 3, 2011 by


Day 10 of the Egyptian Revolution, and as of yet there has really been no clear stance taken by the US government. Both President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton have made statements which, in my opinion, amount to hand-wringing. Spokesman Robert Gibbs is generally unwatchable due to his odiousness, but he took the cop-out […]

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

January 31, 2011 by


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, […]

WikiLeaks, Dictators, and the End of the US Empire

January 30, 2011 by


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, […]