Category Archives: Middle East

Egypt: Life imitates digital art

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] The first “quote” in this pair is a clever, geeky commentary on the situation in Egypt from shortly before the fall of Mubarak. The second is a screen capture made today … Continue reading

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The colors of hope

[ by Charles Cameron ] You know, we talk a lot about Facebook and Twitter as technologies for change, but how about painted fingers? Sources: Iraq — and she was too young to vote! — Iran

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Egypt: the conspiracies

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] Zombies! Can’t live without them! Sources: Ursula Lindsey — Steve Benen

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Egypt: Réfléchissons

One thing leads to another, and building that DoubleQuote made me want to include another picture of a man with a tank — from a somewhat but by no means entirely similar situation a couple of decades back… which led … Continue reading

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Global oil problem is a little worse than we thought: Wikileaks

WikiLeaks meets peak oil: one leaked diplomatic cable warned that Saudi oil production was weaker than that country had claimed. [B]etween 2007-09, [Sadad al-Husseini, a geologist and former head of exploration at the Saudi oil monopoly Aramco] said Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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Egypt: Jan 25 and the internet

[ by Charles Cameron ] There are so many possible lessons to take here: That a single image speaks louder than dozens of words. That we are more easily persuaded by images than by words. That FB and Twitter are … Continue reading

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Egypt: Muslim and Christian human shields

[ by Charles Cameron ]

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