Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Link of the day Feb 9 2011: In another prescient piece, the inestimable Pepe Escobar, of Asia Times Online, punctures the euphoria of the Egyptian protesters, warning that the torturer is still in power, and the army is the central instrument of unshaken power. A dose of reality for all of us who live in high hopes. “For the moment the army is more than comfortable with Sheik al-Torture running the show. And so are the democrats in Washington,” writes Escobar.

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