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Posted by Frank G 2012-08-26 11:42||
#2 It might be a tad obvious if an Israeli special forces planted a limpit mine on the ship such that it blew up in the Med and sank with all hands. Then again, there sometimes is great value in being obvious. The evil Jooz will get blamed regardless...
Posted by Steve White 2012-08-26 12:56||
#3 Is that an iceberg???
Posted by tu3031 2012-08-26 13:16||
#4 Egypt has recently turned down a U.S. request
So beggars can be choosers, unless the request was so weakly worded that the Egyptians knew it meant nothing.
Posted by tipper 2012-08-26 13:44||
#5 They are just upset now they will have to pay UPS to take weapons from Egypt and Libya to the freedom fighters in Syria!
Posted by Slolugum Gray3209 2012-08-26 18:07||
#6 Egyptian Prez Morsi/Mursi is repor engaging in new diplomatic rapprochement wid Iran + China to counter the US in the Middle East.
Iff successful, it will great news for both Iran's + China's naval ambitions, espec Rising Iran's. Various Perts have described both Rising Iran + Rising China as being in the "Mahanist" phase of growing international power.
Iff Egypt does indeed become Iran's newest BFF in the ME, in a US-Iran war the risk is there that a pro-Iran Egypt may once again attempt to shut down the Suez Canal to nations allied to the US vee Israel.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-26 20:11||