Arab Spring = Islamic Winter

kaylarStarred Page By kaylar, 2nd Jan 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The very dark future for the Nations who enjoyed their 'Arab Spring' and now have entered the treacherous Islamic Winter

The Winter; 2010 - 2011

Tourists had booked their visits to Tunisa; a popular Cruise destination as one wandered the Meditteranean sea. They had planned to see the Pyramids in Egypt. Some had decided to see Libya, now that it was somewhat open.

There were no warnings, no sense that 'something was going to happen'. Today was just like yesterday and Tomorrow was expected to be the same.

Then, some unknown man set himself on fire in a city in Tunisa.

There is nothing strange about Muslims committing suicide. Especially one who doesn't take a nursery, a plane, a church or police station with him. Yet, this seemed to cause complete chaos in Tunisa.

A country that is more ignored than remembered, suddenly is front page news as demonstrations, riots, insanity explodes, apparently because some man burnt himself to death.


Without warning protests began to erupt in North Africa. Visitors were caught unaware, the world was taken by surprise. This wasn't the explosion of a long standing issue which finally erupted after some immediate cause. It appeared unexpected, spontaneous but viral.

Spreading like a plague East and West, there was Algeria, Morocco, and Egypt.

Egypt appeared to the world to be doing fairly well. It had peace with Israel, (and many Israelis were taking their vacations there). It was secular enough to attract many Western Tourists, and had a great deal of foreign investment.

Suddenly, there were protests which made the well organised 'Occupy' movements in America look shoddy.
How was this possible?
How could demonstrations be created in minutes?
How could so many thousands of people know where and when to go?

With Twitter and Facebook available, sure, information can be instantly dispensed, but how did so many people know which Twitter to 'follow?' which Facebook page to 'join?'
And when it comes to Texting; well one has got to have your number to send you a message.

So how did this happen so 'clandestinely?'

Spring into Summer into Fall

As Egypt fell into chaos, with its Protest to Protest, (and the only other organised group besides the Military was the Muslim Brotherhood) and as Mubarack was toppled, there came 'elections'.

People who had never voted before were elected their new governments...surprise!
It was Islamic.

In Libya war ranged, and the involvement of the British SAS and American CIA has already been documented, hence the recognition that the 'Arab Spring' had a very real 'Outside' influence was apparent.

The 'Spring' went into Syria which was caught in a Civil War, similar to that which raged in Libya.

Tunisa went back into oblivion, Morocco and Algeria were forgotten, brief flares in Iran and Saudi Arabia were quickly closed down.

The Arab world, however was caught in bubbling cauldron in which there was no stability.

Tourists forgot about North Africa, and those who would to have visited Mali for its music festival changed their plans as the insanity moved South.

Nigeria has had many attacks from Islamic radicals from the North, as the jihadists moved in all directions.

Winter is Here

Egypt's 'elected' government of Islamics is clamping down. Giving itself more power, becoming more repressive.
Libya is a consfusion of tribes of insurgents with no one in control and anything likely to happen. Syria is drowing in blood and the end will be an Islamic nation similar to Iran.

All the possibilities that existed for developement in 2010 are gone. The tourists won't be back for many years. Investment is a ridiculous concept. The economies are in total shambles so many protests will be of economic purpose and no doubt suppressed by State violence.

Eventually military dictators will arrise to enforce stability. They will eventually get these countries to some functionality. Maybe in 2020 as many Tourists who visited North Africa will equal the number who arrived in 2010.

For now, for the foreseeable future, the only increase is in the number of people killed.


Algeria, Arab Spring, Chaos, Cia, Economics, Egypt, Invasion, Islam, Libya, Overthrow, Sas, Syria, Tourism, Tunisa, Underthrow

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
2nd Jan 2013 (#)

Thanks for sharing news of the situation in these areas with the readers, many of whom have not heard of the Arab Spring...

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author avatar kaylar
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

Considering the insanity in the Middle East for over a year..I think people must be wondering what has happened

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author avatar M G Singh
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

Excellent post Kaylar. I wonder whether people realize that the problem is Islam itself, an archaic religion steeped in the Middle ages.

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author avatar Robb714
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

welcome back kaylar my friend, I truly missed you and happy new year! nice article btw.

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author avatar kaylar
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

You are very welcome. Same to you.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

Maybe democracy and freedom are not the panacea for all especially when they are under stress even in developed countries - siva

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author avatar kaylar
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

Democracy does not exist in most places in the world; including America. What one has is this 'election' situation, where you vote for other people to look after your interest.
It's a kind of participatory oligarchy.
Now these people who have never elected a class president want the right to vote for some corrupt pig so that they get their choice of pig.
It is pathetic

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author avatar Buzz
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

The least we had expected to happen was Islamic mob rule by anarchists.

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author avatar kaylar
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

I said it last year, when Mubarack was not yet toppled.
Anyone with two brain cells would know that the only group that would take power in Egypt would be Islamic. Soon enough these people will know about oppression when Sharia is enforced.

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author avatar aniketnik
3rd Jan 2013 (#)

Strange are the ways of life. Life at times can be stranger than fiction. Such things not only happen in different parts of the world, but as individuals we also come across such strange things of life.

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author avatar kaylar
4th Jan 2013 (#)

The fact is, this 'Spring' was created by Outside forces which have left the people to anarchy.

Libya, for example, is a cauldron of confusion, but can be ignored as they are killing each other.

Syria is the same situation. There is no 'Government in Waiting.'

Look at South Africa as a pardigm. There was the ANC. As soon as Apartheid ended there was a political party, with a hierarchy.

Even look at Burma ...

The remarkable thing in Arab nations is that there are only two 'powers' the Islamics and the Military.

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
6th Jan 2013 (#)

as I have said so many times...mans inhumanity to man...when will it ever end...great page this kaylar...thank you

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
13th Jan 2013 (#)

Many people in the USA are too busy watching celebrity news and shows about pregnant teens to care about world issues

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author avatar kaylar
14th Jan 2013 (#)

You must recall the late 60s and early 70s with a terribly alert population, extremely bright, very awr, who knew more than what they were being told on official news sites. That is all changed, of course. Now, most people don't know what is going on, are easy prey for any pedagogue.

With Facebook and Twitter, it is so easy to contact people and manipulate them.

The fact is; all these 'revolutions' were manufactured.

When you investigate what life was in Libya for the average person, all the welfare benefits they got, you'd say why would they rebel?

They didn't. They were manipulated. Now, Libya doesn't even have a government, it is pure chaos.

Syria is chaos, Egypt is chaos, the real target is Iran.

As the usual methods aren't working there, new ones will be created.

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