John J. Xenakis

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World View: Egypt's Army Deposes Morsi in a 'Non-coup Coup'

The army had given Egypt's elected president Mohamed Morsi and its Muslim Brotherhood party 48 hours to negotiate with the Tamarod ("Rebellion"), the opposition represented by massive crowds in Tahrir Square in Cairo and in cities across Egypt. When the deadline expired on Wednesday afternoon, the army took action. Jul 4, 2013 7:09 AM PT

World View: Mass Demonstrations on Sunday Could Affect Egypt's Future

Two and a half years after mass demonstrations toppled Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak, who had ruled for decades, the biggest mass demonstrations since then are planned for Sunday by opponents of president Mohamed Morsi, as the first anniversary of ascension to power arrives. Jun 30, 2013 2:40 AM PT

World View: Jihadists from Russian Caucasus Join Opposition Fighters in Syria

Jihadists from Russia's North Caucasus provinces, particularly Chechnya, are achieving growing prominence in Syria's civil war, much to the distress of the Russians, who fear that they'll get training and develop terrorist skills in Syria and then come back and use those skills in Russia. Jun 29, 2013 6:45 AM PT

World View: Egypt Braces for Massive 'Tamarod' Rebellion on Sunday

Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi is warning that the huge anti-government demonstrations planned for Sunday are threatening the country with "paralysis and chaos," and blamed the country's problems on conspiracies by "thugs," the supporters of the toppled regime of dictator Hosni Mubarak. Jun 28, 2013 2:01 AM PT

World View: Violence Flares Again in China's Xinjiang Province

Early Wednesday morning, a mob of Uighurs began attacking Han Chinese, including civilians, police officers, and other government employees. After nine were killed, the police shot dead ten of the rioters, and arrested three. Jun 27, 2013 3:12 AM PT

World View: Over 100 Afghan Diplomats Defect Rather than Return to Kabul

The U.S. Administration has been so desperate to get the Afghan Taliban to have peace talks, they've even dropped the preconditions announced last year by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: They must forego suicide talks and violence, they must sever ties with al-Qaeda, and they must accept Afghanistan's constitution, including protections for women and minority. Jun 25, 2013 2:35 AM PT

World View: Lebanon's Army Moves to Crush Sectarian Violence in Sidon

The consequences of the invasion of the Iran-supported Shia terrorist group Hezbollah into Syria, and their successful participation in the stunning victory by the forces of Syria's president Bashar al-Assad in flattening, demolishing and recapturing the town of Qusair are still continuing to grow. Jun 24, 2013 1:23 AM PT

World View: The 'Experts' Scramble to Explain the Stock Market Plunge

I've written a couple of articles in the last four months that the stock market bubble was rising so quickly that it was becoming dangerously parabolic and might collapse at any time. The worldwide selloff during the last week of stocks, bonds and commodities is raising fears that the time is at hand. Jun 23, 2013 1:25 AM PT

World View: China and Philippines Close to Confrontation in South China Sea

U.S. and Philippine warships will conduct a joint naval exercise near islands in the South China Sea that have historically belonged to the Philippines but which are claimed by China as having "indisputable sovereignty" over. Six US and Philippine warships and 1,000 American and Filipino sailors and servicemen will take part in a joint naval exercise in Ayungin Shoal (called Renai Reef by the Chinese) from June 27 to July 2. Jun 22, 2013 11:15 AM PT

World View: Afghanistan 'Peace Process' Continues in Limbo

A meeting between U.S. officials and representatives of the Afghan Taliban had been expected on Thursday in Doha, Qatar, but the meeting has been postponed because the Taliban had portrayed themselves as the government of Afghanistan, thus angering Afghan president Hamid Karzai. Jun 21, 2013 1:20 AM PT


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