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  •  There used to be a decent size Arab/Muslim group (18+ / 0-)

    here but I think most left during one of the I/P battles. This community is now much worse off.

    -1.63/ -1.49 "Speaking truth to power" (with snark of course)!

    by dopper0189 on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 01:15:20 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, that's a real loss. I'm impressed as hell by (1+ / 0-)
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      the persistance of the Egyptian people taking it in their own hands to correct what they see as their revolution going off track.  But as far as any detailed knowledge of the process going on there -- I don't have it and I don't know where to find it.  Yet this is one of the places where the future of the Middle East is being shaped.  

      --------------------- “These are troubling times. Corporation are treated like people. People are treated like things. …And if we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now.” -- Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

      by Fiona West on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 06:00:35 PM PDT

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      •  Do you use Twitter? (0+ / 0-)

        I follow a couple people on Twitter who have been posting stuff about what is happening in Egypt and the surrounding area, though even the folks I follow assume that people have at least some knowledge of Egyptian politics.

        I sometimes forget that I've actually taken classes on modern Egypt history and so am far more familiar with its political processes than most Americans.

        Time is of no account with great thoughts, which are as fresh to-day as when they first passed through their authors' minds ages ago. - Samuel Smiles

        by moviemeister76 on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 07:06:13 PM PDT

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      •  You might want (0+ / 0-)

        to connect with Al Jazeera. They seem to have the biggest presence inside Egypt.

        Common Sense is not Common

        by RustyBrown on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 07:26:59 AM PDT

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