Monthly Archives: July 2013

Iraqi Jailbreak Has Regional Implications

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23416952 Unfortunately, BBC does not allow for their videos to be copied to other pages (to my knowledge) but the above link is to a video that provides some interesting analysis , on the regional instability in the Middle East. The

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UN Compares Syrian Refugee Crisis to Rwandan Genocide

“We have not seen a refugee outflow escalate at such a frightening rate since the Rwandan genocide almost 20 years ago” Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees   The number of refugees fleeing Syria has risen to 6000 per

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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Egypt

  Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 6, 2013     The United States is deeply troubled by the violence across Egypt. We strongly condemn any and all incitement to violence or attempts to divide and

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What is Going on in Egypt? (Part II)

http://www.acus.org/content/egypt-protests-2013-apjpg With President Mohamed Morsi ousted by the military on Wednesday, Egypt has quickly slid back into a state of chaos. Some claim the military has started a new era of dictatorship. Some claim they removed Morsi from office for

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The People of Syria

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22847540   The above link is to a BBC article/series of videos. These videos are brief interviews with people who live in Syria, and there are 6 short videos in total. Watching these videos is an excellent way to see

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What is Going on in Egypt?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/egypt/10152569/Why-are-the-Egyptians-protesting-again.html   The above link is to an article that provides a great summary of the current status of the Egyptian protests. I apologize for the lack of posting recently, as I have been extremely busy. Hopefully we can get

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