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    • Joyce D
    • 13.02.11 | 18:57 (IST)

    In perfect symmetry with statements of non-interference in the internal affairs of the Egyptian people, the US State Dept., Defense Dept., NSC, CIA, with the cooperation of Israel and Mossad, is mobilizing to get out in front of the Egyptian elections in Sept. The upcoming campaign in Egypt will rival any American Presidential campaign in dirty tricks and paid bloggers, planted stories and "groomed" frontmen making outrageous promises to get elected. Eqypt has no rules on campaign financing. Wealthy businessmen in the US and Israel can raise 2 billion dollars and both governments can match those amounts. When the dust settles after the election in Sept. rest assured that "our guy" will be the new Premier of Eqypt.

    from the article: Barak: Israel-Egypt ties not at risk in wake of Mubarak's departure
    First published 18:17 13.02.11 | Last updated 18:17 13.02.11
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