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Posted by Fred 2013-02-08 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Iran
#1 he's probably trying to set up a new smuggling operation to get weapons to Hamas thru the Sinai. But who knows ... maybe he's selling nuclear-powered ovens for baking pizza.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-08 00:26||
#2 No one, be it Shia Iran or Sunni KSA, wants to pay Egypt's transit fees for entering, leaving the Suez Canal iff they had a choice.
* See also DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > IRAN-EGYPT RAPPROCHMENT IMPOSSIBLE AMID SHIA-SUNNI DICHOTOMY.
Lest we fergit, twas a pre-9-11 CANAL PROPOSAL directly linking the north Persian Gulf to the Eastern Mediterranean, roughly following both sides of the borders of several Sunni Muslim countries - ALONG CAME 9-11 + OUT THE WINDOW THE SAILOR CAMEL FLEW.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-08 00:56||
#3 Meanwhile, not to be outdone by Iran or Egypt ...
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [TheNews.com/PK] US WARNS PAKISTAN ABOUT SIGNING PEACE DEAL WID TTP, due to the alleged wily dastardly role of Taliban Emir Mullah Omar in its original inspiration + development.
Could mean the end to any US-specific econ + military assistance to Pakland iff the latter signs it.
* TOPIX, WORLD NEWS > PAKISTAN SLAMS US OVER ANTI-PEACE DEAL PRESSURE.
Islamabad rly really Really R-E-E-L-L-Y WANTS TO SIGN A PEACE DEAL WID THE TALIBAN!?
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-08 01:06||
#4 Iran,Qatar and Sudia Arabia are the current axis of evil.
Pakistan,Egypt,Yemen,Libya and Mali just want their money
Posted by Lumpy Jesh6054 2013-02-08 09:07||
#5 Mursi might wanna consider using the Iran card as a means to shake the Soddies down for more money. Then again, he might not. But if Egypt is as desperate as we've been hearing...
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2013-02-08 15:44||