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Posts Tagged ‘Tunisia

Revolution underway throughout the Middle East

February 14, 2011

Algeria – Heavily outnumbered by riot police, thousands of Algerians defied government warnings and dodged barricades to rally in their capital demanding democratic reforms. This could have implications for the world economy because Algeria is a major oil and gas exporter. Yemen – Yemenis have clashed with police in the capital Sanaa on the third […]

Revolution 2.0 more secular than Islamic

February 12, 2011

February 11 will be remembered as Egypt’s Fourth of July, now that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down from his 30-year presidency. February 11 is also Victory Day in Iran: a national holiday commemorating the Iranian Revolution in 1979. [Iran] hoped for its model to spread … a domino effect in the region, seeding Islamic republics […]

A curtailing of American influence in the Middle East?

February 2, 2011

What is happening in Egypt, like what happened in Tunisia, tightens the noose that unless Israel and Washington radically change their policies toward the Palestinians and the Muslim world, it threatens to strangle the Jewish state, as well as dramatically curtail American influence in the Middle East. The failure of the United States to halt […]

Tunisia first revolution sparked by WikiLeaks

January 15, 2011

Tunisia’s government has collapsed, partially due to food price inflation and unemployment, but also because of WikiLeaks. One of the U.S. government cables released by WikiLeaks exposed the corruption of Tunisia’s President’s family, its reach into business in the country, and ability to transcend the rule of law. The government attempted to block access to […]