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Rubin Reports: Egypt is a Volcano, The West Snoozes, But Israel Won’t Play the Role of Pompeii

Anti-Israel protest in Egypt

Anti-Israel protest in Egypt
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Precisely the opposite is true. Since the new rulers cannot solve or even reduce those things such extremism is precisely the answer to their political problems. Whip up hysteria, ensure mass support, and get people to forget or ignore their “real” problems. There is an Arab expression often used as the battle cry of this method: Let no voice rise above the din of battle. Or, to put it another way, Shut up! We’re busy trying to kill Jews here!

In my opinion, the coming developments in Egypt are going to dwarf any threat from Iran, certainly for the next two years.

About the Author: Professor Barry Rubin is director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center and editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal. See the GLORIA/MERIA site at www.gloria-center.org.


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3 Responses to “Rubin Reports: Egypt is a Volcano, The West Snoozes, But Israel Won’t Play the Role of Pompeii”

  1. Bruce Becker says:

    just thank The US Muslim President…….this is part of his plan.

  2. Mel Moland says:

    In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; the one who is feeble among them in that day shall be like David, and the house of David shall be like God, like the Angel of the Lord before them. 9) It shall be in that day that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. Zechariah 12:8,9.

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