The Arab Spring Reviews
Description:Discussing The Arab Spring from a British Perspective.
Newest Review: ... The UN is simply a legal mandate to help America carry out its outrageous foreign policy. The Arab Spring will fizzle out and the Arabs will revert back to tribal law they adore so much, this never about democracy. This is law run by men for men and the tribal leaders will end up the Prime Ministers. HAMAS is an example of the mach problem in the region that they need to perpetuate war ... more
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by - written on 17/11/12 (Very useful, 57 readings)
Last year the Indian government announced they were going to spend $100 billion on arms sales over the next five years. In the lead up to that potential deal Britain had been ramping up its aid budget to India, set to reach one billion over those five years by 2015. In February the French and Russians 'gazumped' British arm companies and got most of the deals, the British furious. Last week David Cameron announced India would now have its aid scaled own by 90%. Coincidence? The official line was that if the Indians can afford a space program and nukes and a massive new army then they no longer need the money, right? Cynics would say most of the British aid money went ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/10/12, updated on 26/10/12 (Very useful, 33 readings)
So with the Arab spring turning out to be a success for some, and a complete disaster for others, the world sits and watches what actually happens inside the countries where revolutions are taking place. It seems the path of democracy has yet again, overthrown brutal and scumbag dictators. But what about Britains role in this, and more to the point, the west in general? Lets not forget Libya, col. Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown, then dragged through the streets begging for his life covered in blood. The Arab spring of course started when a protestor set himself on fire, died and as a result protests sparked at the anger of pure suppression. Many of these ... Read the complete review