Tag: Egypt

Israel vs The Arab States Part 2 (of a 4 Part Series)

The October 1973 War  We will go through this war by looking at the perspective from each of the main players- Egypt, Syria, Israel and the US. Israel  The dazzling victory by Israel raised the level of pride and arrogance of Jews the world over. It also sparked a boom in immigration, and in the […]

THE US – Saudi Nexus Part 3 (of a 6 part series): 2010-2015

Saudi Arabia in the next 8 years would witness profound changes, both internally and externally. In the period immediately after the start of the Arab Spring, Saudi Arabia embarked on domestic policy changes, in order to forestall a possible Color Revolution in the country. To avoid any protests, in February, 2011 – King Abdullah announces […]

The SINAI Shootdown

The downing of the Russian plane in mid-November over the Sinai Peninsula was a targeted hit. It was aimed at two countries – Russia and Egypt. We can understand Russia; but why Egypt?  To better understand the dynamics of Egypt, let’s do a brief background on the country. Egypt Egypt has always given the world […]

The Arab Spring

The name “Arab Spring” is a term coined in distant offices in Washington, London, and Paris.  The upheavals in the Arab World are not an Arab awakening either; such a term implies that the Arabs have been sleeping while injustice has been surrounding them. In reality the Arab world has been filled with wars and […]

The Rockefeller Empire Part 5 (of a 6 Part Series)

David Which brings us to Junior’s youngest. Born in June 1915, David was trained by both his father and grandfather to be serious about money. After completing school and university (Harvard, the LSE, University of Chicago), David got married and joined the Chase Bank. Junior realized his mistake with the other 4 boys, and took […]

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