White House Meeting With Egypt’s Tyrant Highlights Key Trump Effect: Unmasking U.S. Policy | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


White House Meeting With Egypt’s Tyrant Highlights Key Trump Effect: Unmasking U.S. Policy

Krugman believes — or at least wants his Democratic followers to believe — that supporting and praising savage despotism in Egypt is a new development that only happens in “Trump’s America.” The Washington Post’s neoconservative columnist Jackson Diehl this morning encouraged Post readers to believe in the same fairy tale, complaining in his column about the “ugly scene” of a “love-in” between Trump and “the most repressive dictator in Egypt’s modern history.”

What neither Krugman nor Diehl ever once mentions — either because they’re unaware of it or want to conceal it from their readers — is that the U.S. has been supporting, funding, and arming the Sisi tyranny for years under the Obama administration. In March 2015, as Sisi’s human rights abuses intensified, Obama personally told the Egyptian tyrant in a call the good news that he was lifting a ban “on the delivery of F-16 aircraft, Harpoon missiles, and M1A1 tank kits” and — in the words of the White House — “also advised President al-Sisi that he will continue to request an annual $1.3 billion in military assistance for Egypt.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I thoroughly detest the American Deep State's policy, when it comes to supporting dictators, of "Yeah, he's a thug; but he's OUR thug", when it comes to human rights abuses around the world.

And the late President John Kennedy said it best: "When peaceful revolution is impossible, violent revolution is inevitable."

It is the kind of foreign policy which ultimately winds up with the people of a country, ultimately, getting fed up with a government which doesn't represent them, represses them, and then there is a revolution, as there was against the Shah in Iran, and Batista in Cuba, and may well be coming to places like Bahrain, (for which President Trump just signed off on a significant US weapons delivery) where the brutal Sunni Al-Khalifa monarchy consistently tortures peaceful Shiite protestors into false confessions, and has a kangaroo court convicting them of crimes they did not commit.

Oh, and by the way; civilians in Bahrain can now be tried by military courts for "threatening the security of the state".

Bahrain approves of military trials for civilians

Such a foreign policy is ham-fistedly, pig headedly counter-productive, and needs to stop!!

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