Egypt Strikes Back

Western states are trumpeting ISIS as the latest threat to civilisation, claiming total commitment to their defeat, and using the group’s conquests in Syria and Iraq as a pretext for deepening their own military involvement in the Middle East. Yet as Libya seems to be following the same path as Syria – of‘moderate’anti-government militias backed…

Russia and the Multipolar Tug-of-War Over Egypt

By Andrew Korybko Egypt is the largest country in the Arab world, and correspondingly, it has always been a heavyweight in regional affairs. For nearly the past half century, from 1974 to 2013, the country was firmly under the command of the US, hampering its ability to craft an independent foreign policy. Since overthrowing Morsi,…

West Hangs Syrian-Style War Over Egypt’s Future

By Tony Cartalucci Al-Akhbar English in an article titled, “Egypt: Free Egyptian Army being formed in Libya,” reported that: Egyptian security forces continue to chase armed groups active in the country. The confrontation does not seem it will come to end soon, with the information unfolding daily to security agencies about plans by those group…