Egypt Now Officially an Authoritarian Military Dictatorship: Oligarchy Moves To Criminalize Dissidents
February 5th, 2012
Cr edit note: From rule by dictator, to a rule by military dictatorsip, we of the Conservative Right, saw this coming from a mile away, and now it's here. The ruling bodies are made up of the radical Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood, and an even more radicalized sect of Islamists, making up the remainder of the ruling council.
Only death and extreme mayhem, followed by abject poverty, can result from all of this, as we move forward. Israel's positioning in the region, is also now compromised. Obama, and his pitiful foreign policy, were operative in bringing all of this about, ultimately.
CAIRO – The son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is among 19 Americans being referred to criminal trial for allegedly receiving foreign funds illegally and being involved in banned activity in Egypt, several news agencies reported Sunday.
In all, Egyptian officials say 44 non-governmental organization workers will be put before the court after investigating judges claimed they had reason to try the democracy and rights workers.
The move is likely to further sour relations between Egypt's military rulers and the United States, the Arab nation's chief western backer for more than 30 years. The decision came just after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Saturday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr on the sidelines of the 48th meeting of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.