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Protests threaten U.S. contractor business in Egypt

POLITICO's Jen Di Mascio explains how the protests in Egypt could affect U.S. contractors doing business there.

Tags: Jen Di Mascio , Politico , DoD , Contracting , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 02:21pm EST

Watch out for Egyptian radicals

History is filled with well-intentioned revolutions that have ended with despots and tyrants worse than those they replaced.

Tags: Barlow Herget ,

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 10:23am EST

Local woman escapes from Cairo

Susan Richards-Benson of Burke, Va., has lived in Egypt for five years while working for a tourism magazine. She was in Cairo when the protests began.

Tags: Cairo , Hosni Mubarak , Hank Silverberg , Susan Richards-Benson , Hurghada , Red Sea

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 02:24pm EST

China blocks online searches for 'Egypt'

The New York Times reports that this latest effort to censor the Internet comes after the Egyptian protests.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , censorship , China , authoritarian government , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 02:32pm EST

Top Twitter messages about #Egypt

A veritable firehose of information is coming out of the embattled streets of Cairo, combined with analysis from observing pundits both on the ground and from afar. To help provide a digestible picture of the scene, check out these Twitter messages WTOP compiled.

Tags: Mubarek , Paul D. Shinkman

Monday - 01/31/2011, 11:12am EST

DorobekINSIDER Reader: WikiLeaks and the future of governments, transparency

As the Egyptian government has pulled the plug on social media and even the Internet in response to the protests, the United States now has a bill that would arguably give the U.S. president this power as well.

Tags: Internet , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , social media , 'kill switch" , Joe Lieberman , Senate , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 01/31/2011, 02:45pm EST

Mideast unrest may affect area gas prices

Don't get too comfortable with the price you see on that gas pump.

Tags: Tom Kloza , Oil Price Information Service , gas prices , Hank Silverberg ,

Sunday - 01/30/2011, 08:16pm EST

Is Mubarak Ill?

Is Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in good health? That question is being asked as he's again reportedly cancelled a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They've postponed the meeting several times. Israeli media reported last week Mubarak has cancer. Mubarak reportedly went to Germany in the spring for what some describe as urgent treatment. Some sources say it the postponement many be due to political concerns.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , Hosni Mubarak , J.J. Green , Benjamin Netanyahu

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 06:23pm EDT
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