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Barack wants MuBarak to Go! White House wants Egyptian President Mubarak to Resign Immediately

February 3, 2011 Politisite 0

The Obama administration is discussing with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately The administration wants Mubarak to turn over power to the newly sworn in Vice President Omar Suleiman. From the New York Times: Even though Mr. Mubarak has balked, so far, at leaving now, officials from both governments are continuing talks about a plan in which, Mr. Suleiman, backed by Sami Enan, chief of […]

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“Ticking Time Bomb" Fort Hood Massacre Could Have Been Prevented

February 3, 2011 Politisite 0

Committee Report Finds Internal Disputes, Poor Coordination at FBI and Failure to Acknowledge Violent Islamist Extremism at DOD WASHINGTON – The Fort Hood massacre, which left 13 dead and 32 wounded, could have been prevented, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, ID-Conn., and Ranking Member Susan Collins, R-Me., said Thursday, as they unveiled their  report on the November 5, 2009, terrorist attack. Evidence of accused killer Nidal Hasan’s […]

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See Al Jazeera English Live: iPhone, Android, Online & Satellite

February 2, 2011 Politisite 0

uploaded by Albert Milliron | add comment uploaded by Getty Images | add comment uploaded by Getty Images | add comment uploaded by Albert Milliron | add comment Iron Mill News Service (Parent of Politisite.com)  has monitored Al Jazeera for the last few years via Ku-Band satellite feed on Galaxy 19 located at 97 Degrees Latitude.  The signal is in 4.2.0 MPEG2/DVB digital format but not 4.2.2 High Definition.  It […]

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Multiple ways to Watch Al Jazeera English Live: iPhone, Android, Online and Satellite

February 2, 2011 Politisite 0

Iron Mill News Service (Parent of Politisite.com)  has monitored Al Jazeera for the last few years via Ku-Band satellite feed on Galaxy 19 located at 97 Degrees Latitude.  The signal is in 4.2.0 MPEG2/DVB digital format but not 4.2.2 High Definition.  It is not scrambled.  The signal appears on Transponder 26,  Frequency is 12152 Mhz Horizontal polarization.  Symbol Rate 20000 3/4. Al Jazeera and many other Arabic stations are broadcast […]

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White House on Egypt: ‘Now means yesterday’

February 2, 2011 Politisite 0

With this, we’re now officially past the “orderly transition” phase of nudge-nudging. Last night, Obama issued a brief public statement that included just one line about a prospective deadline for Mubarak’s exit from power: “My belief is that an orderly transition must be meaningful, must be peaceful and it must begin now,” Obama said. But White House press secretary Robert Gibbs was more explicit Wednesday. “‘Now’ means ‘yesterday,’” Gibbs explained. […]

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On the Ground – The Story of the Egyptian Revolution

February 2, 2011 Politisite 0

The Story of the Egyptian Revolution One week ago, Egypt was a stable authoritarian regime, prospects of change were minimal and every expert in Washington would have betted on the endurance of its regime. Today, Egypt is in a state of chaos. The regime, even after using its mightiest sword is not able to control the country and the streets of Egypt are in a state of utter lawlessness. As […]

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Obama & Mubarak & the Age of Incrementalism

February 1, 2011 Politisite 0

From The BAZ File: For the Obama administration catching up with the uprising in Egypt is like chasing a runaway locomotive on a bicycle. From its initial public support for doomed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to its need to appear to be hands-off, the White House is saddled with an event it fears will end in a train wreck. President Obama had a chance tonight to outright derail criticism that […]

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Egyptian President Mubarak to address People of Egypt

February 1, 2011 Politisite 0

Mubarak moments away from a taped statement to the nation.. you can see it on FNC.. we can confirm.. President Obama asked Mubarak not to run in elections in Sept. via Mubarak moments… Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) Related posts on Mubarak Breaking: Mubarak to announce retirement after current term? « Hot Air Will MGM International regret tie to Mubarak? |

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Egypt shuts down Al Jazeera leaving residence sanitized State Television

January 30, 2011 Politisite 0

Egypt’s decision on Sunday to close the offices of Al Jazeera illustrates the leading role the Arabic broadcaster has taken in reporting unprecedented popular revolts against Arab rulers. Egypt has often harassed the Qatar-based channel since it began in 1996, setting off a revolution in Arab media in the face of state-controlled information, but it had never before tried to shut down its operations completely. But the channel led the […]

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Did the U.S. Plan Egypt? Wikileaks Cables say so

January 29, 2011 Politisite 0

“The U.S. government had been planning to topple the Egyptian president for the past three years _ that is, according to diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks,” RT reported Saturday. The Jerusalem Post said a 2008 cable revealed the American plans. “The cable outlines how the State Department helped an Egyptian pro-democracy activist attend a “Youth Movements Summit’ in New York and how the unnamed activist presented an ‘unwritten plan’ for […]