Good article in today’s (Friday) National Journal on the influence of the United States military on the Egyptian military since Camp David. For those too young to remember there was a time when Egypt was a client state of the Soviet Union that changed with the Camp David accords in 1979. The Bright Star Exercise is a direct result of that cooperation. “The personal relationships between members of the two forces are just as significant. Egypt was once a client state of the Soviet Union, and Mubarak and a dwindling number of his senior generals studied in Russia. But the vast [...]
Meanwhile in Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe continues his racists campaign against white farmers, again from the Daily Telegraph. My only question is when is someone going to put a bullet between his eyes! This man deserves whatever happens to him as he has run a good country and its people, black and white, to the brink of poverty while he enjoys the trapping and power of ruining the nation. He and his thugs deserve the fate of all dictators, a swift trial and a quick verdict.