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About marypmadigan

Writer/photographer (profession), foreign policy wonk (hobby).

Pipistrel Electric Trainer Arrives in Canada

The Alpha Electro is powered by a 60 KW electric motor developed by Siemens AG, an engine equivalent to an 80-hp. gas motor. With a 34-foot wingspan and a 21-foot length, the Electro shares essentially the same external dimensions as … Continue reading

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King Abdullah knew how to play the game. These guys don’t.

via Saudis fail at their own conspiracy : “For at least the last year, the Saudis have been trying to persuade Saleh to abandon the Houthis and flip sides. In October, the Saudi media reported that the Saudi coalition had … Continue reading

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Saudi vs. Qatar

Nervana Mahmoud criticizes the Western Media’s unbalanced portrayal of the Qatar crisis The behaviour of those Western media outlets reminds me of a similar pattern in Arabic media that I have witnessed from a very young age. Whenever a crisis … Continue reading

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Saudi also Supports Terrorism

Thanks to news.com.au: While Qatar has no doubt supported Islamist and extremist groups, Saudi Arabia is far from innocent. Therein lies the hypocrisy. Riyadh, the capital, has itself faced accusations of tolerating or even supporting extremists, in particular after the … Continue reading

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Saudi says Qatar sponsors terrorism

The Saudis and their friends (United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain) have collectively designated 59 individuals and 12 institutions that have financed terrorist organizations and received support from Qatar. Since I wish a pox on both of the Saud and … Continue reading

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The Rivalry between Qatar and Saudi is Dragging Everyone in…

All the terror-supporting leaders are coming out from the shadows and taking sides .. Turkey on Wednesday threw its weight behind its ally Qatar, fast-tracking plans to deploy extra Turkish troops to the emirate as Arab rivals cut transport links … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s role in 9/11

We’re empowering the worst of the worst The pages are devastating: Page 415: “While in the United States, some of the September 11 hijackers were in contact with, and received support and assistance from, individuals who may be connected to … Continue reading

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