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U.S. scrambling to find thousands of missing surface-to-air missiles

U.S. scrambling to find thousands of missing surface-to-air missiles

Compiled by Bill Gertz, Geostrategy-Direct.com U.S. officials are stepping up efforts in North Africa and the Middle East to account for thousands of shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles that have been dispersed around the region as the result of the Libyan civil war. The officials said the missiles are beginning to show up on the black market, […]

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Voices of experience from the Soviet bloc offer counsel to Arab Spring leaders

Voices of experience from the Soviet bloc offer counsel to Arab Spring leaders

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A seamless political thread running through the current General Assembly debate has been that of the “Arab Spring”, the movement which shifted the political sands throughout the Middle East. Yet, amongst the often self-congratulatory messages praising the Arab Spring, some former East Bloc states have offered sage socio/political […]

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Now that bin Laden's dead, it's back to the three-ring economic-meltdown circus

Now that bin Laden's dead, it's back to the three-ring economic-meltdown circus

By Sol W. Sanders Mesmerized by the Osama Bin Laden drama, world attention has swung away from world economic issues. That may not be for long. A three-ring circus of instability matching P.T. Barnum’s extravaganzas is in full swing. But unlike Ringling where only the viewer’s attention connects acts, so intertwined are these convulsions even […]

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After Tunisia, CCP regime takes precautionary measures

After Tunisia, CCP regime takes precautionary measures

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com The chances are extremely low that anything resembling the Jasmine Revolution that has shaken Tunisia — and is spreading to Egypt — might erupt in the People’s Republic of China. It is a measure of the lack of confidence of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership, however, that the party-and-state apparatus […]

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In Tunisia, Arab leader falls to 'people power' for first time ever

In Tunisia, Arab leader falls to 'people power' for first time ever

Mohammed Ghannouchi, the prime minister, announced he was taking over as acting president as the army moved in to seize control of the main airport in the capital Tunis. The collapse of the 23-year dictatorship, the first ever collapse of an Arab leader to a “people power” uprising, was met nervously by Tunisia’s allies. Mr […]

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North African economic woes spread to Tunisia

WorldTribune.com CAIRO — The economic unrest sweeping through North Africa has reached Tunisia. Tunisians clashed with riot police in several cities in the North African state. Reports said up to 20 people were killed in Thala, about 200 kilometers southwest of Tunis, while the government eventually acknowledged 14 dead. “The police opened fire in legitimate […]