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Egypt for Sale

Monday, September 23rd 2013 - 18:48 UTC
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Three years has seen the overturn of two government, the deaths of thousands of people and the destruction of much of the Egyptian economy. In the end, the mobs have changed nothing, except to make their own lives more miserable. Read full article


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  • Briton

    Egypt for Sale

    Egypt has been around for thousands of years,
    She has seen wars, dictatorship, faros come and go ,
    Riots famine, she has been up with the best, and as low with some bad uns,

    But I honestly believe Egypt will come through this and survive , she will rise again to be respected and powerful in the Arab world..?

    Just my opinion.

    If people think Egypt is bad, just look at Somalia??

    Sep 23rd, 2013 - 07:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I Hope.....with the antiquities throughout Egypt, it was always on my list of places to visit.

    Sep 23rd, 2013 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • A_Voice

    Could it get any worse....
    Yes, with the polar melt less container ships are going to be using the Suez Canal preferring to take the Northern Route and they don't have the money to widen it to have two way traffic...

    Sep 23rd, 2013 - 08:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CabezaDura

    As long as the army remains the central power structure in Egypt I can’t see any changes whatsoever, the only real political party opposing them with a somewhat structure was the Muslim Brotherhood. Interesting to see how dependent the Egyptian state is become of the Gulf regions money. If the Saudis already controlling the destiny of Egypt eventually overturn the civil war in Syria and get there guys then in its check mate for the Iranians, as the next thing is the extreme sunnis and the civil war returning to Irak

    Sep 23rd, 2013 - 10:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Casper

    Yes, the army is effectively a state within a state and is motivated to serve it's own interests before that of the nation. It is also the most powerful institution and is in the process of rendering the second most powerful, The Muslim Brotherhood, utterly impotent.

    Life for the average Egyptian will likely get even worse before it ever gets better.

    Sep 24th, 2013 - 08:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DennisA

    3 A_Voice (#)

    “Yes, with the polar melt less container ships are going to be using the Suez Canal”

    Not if Arctic ice continues to increase, as it has lately.....

    Sep 24th, 2013 - 09:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • A_Voice

    It is really just a blip in the overall decline of ice, the latest info is here...
    Ships have been taking the previously unusable northern route without even the need of an ice breaker....
    If the trend continues the route will be open all summer without the cost of the Suez Canal, that rates on poundage, then depriving Egypt of its main income.
    Interesting is this quote.......
    ”Joey Comiso, senior scientist at Goddard and coordinating lead author of the Cryosphere Observations chapter of the upcoming report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “At the rate we’re observing this decline, it’s very likely that the Arctic’s summer sea ice will completely disappear within this century.”

    Sep 24th, 2013 - 12:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    IPPC latest report even more histrionic than past ones, I wonder why?

    All the gravy trains have gone now, reality is fast catching up with them.

    Back on topic. Seems the thugs in Egypt have themselves to blame: just like the Tupamaros and the old commie Pepe et al have then!

    Sep 24th, 2013 - 09:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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