As`ad AbuKhalil says a true Arab democracy would restrain U.S. influence and criminalize normalization with Israel.
Tag: Muslim Brotherhood
THE ANGRY ARAB: Dilemmas of the Muslim Brotherhood
As`ad AbuKhalil describes the context in which the leadership of the Brotherhood has begun holding secret talks with Iran and its allies.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Anti-Semitism & Gulf Regimes’ Normalization with Israel
Western media never critically examined the so-called Abraham Accords, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
THE ANGRY ARAB: The UAE and the Arab Counter-Revolution
As’ad AbuKhalil looks at Gulf rulers vying to play top host to U.S. interests in the Middle East.
Playing Politics with Terrorism List
Congressional Republicans continue to push Islamo-phobic bills, now seeking to put the mostly political Muslim Brotherhood on the foreign terrorist list, notes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.
Seeking Justice for Egyptian Massacres
Egypt’s 2013 military coup killed hundreds of unarmed protesters as it overthrew the elected Muslim Brotherhood of Mohamed Morsi. The coup had the support of Saudi Arabia and Israel which assured that the U.S. did little. But an appeal for justice is underway in…
Cheney’s Dangerous Mideast Nostrums
The extremist group ISIS asserts that only brutality will drive Westerners, including Israelis of European descent, from the Middle East. But the flip side of that coin is the demand from the likes of Dick Cheney for ever increasing repression of…
Egypt’s Spectacle of Repression
Egypt’s U.S.-backed coup regime has veered further toward political repression of the democratically elected Morsi government, including mass death sentences for its followers. The spectacle has spurred some U.S. opposition to continued military aid, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar notes.
Egypt’s Coup Enflames Extremism
By ousting elected President Morsi and seeking to root out his Muslim Brotherhood supporters Egypt’s military has touched off a wave of violence that threatens to deepen tensions across the region, including in the Gaza Strip and Israel, writes ex-CIA…
Egypt Heads from Bad to Worse
The Obama administration has grown more tolerant of the Egyptian military coup that ousted elected President Morsi and is now cracking down on his Muslim Brotherhood, repression favored by the Saudi-Israeli alliance, as Lawrence Davidson explains.