Egypts president Mohamed Morsi announced that the generals of Egypts Armed forces have been replaced( the army succeeded to allow Morsi into office but were strong in stated the Constitution would be a joint effort from the generals and Morsi ) Obviously the Generals who are basically politicians with the money and power the receive thought the lower ranking officers were in support of them. This removal shows the army is behind the Brotherhood.
Weird things going on lately as Morsi traveling to Tehran to visit http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012/08/2012818182526548301.html
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and Iranian President Ahmadinejad meet http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/48929
Obama accuses Iraq of helping Iran avoid sanctions
Iraq helping Iran avoid US sanctions
James Risen and Duraid Adnan, Agencies
Washington, August 20, 2012
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When President Barack Obama announced last month that he was barring a Baghdad bank from any dealings with the US banking system, it was a rare acknowledgment of a delicate problem facing the administration in a country that US troops just left: For months, Iraq has been helping Iran skirt the
economic sanctions imposed on Tehran because of its nuclear program.
The little-known bank singled out by the United States, the Elaf Islamic Bank, is only part of a network of financial institutions and oil-smuggling operations that, according to current and former US and Iraqi government officials and experts on the Iraqi banking sector, has provided Iran with a crucial flow of dollars at a time when sanctions are http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/8/20_08_12-metro14c.jpgsqueezing
The Obama administration is not eager for a showdown with the government of PM Nouri al-Maliki over Iran just eight months after the last US troops withdrew from Baghdad.
Still, the administration has held private talks with Iraqi officials to complain about specific instances of financial and logistical ties between the countries, officials say. In one recent instance, when US officials learned that the Iraqi government was aiding the Iranians by allowing them to use Iraqi airspace to ferry supplies to Syria, Obama called al-Maliki to complain. The Iranian planes flew another route.
In response to questions from The New York Times, David S. Cohen, the Treasury Department's undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, provided a written statement saying Iran "may seek to escape the force of our financial sanctions through Iraqi financial institutions." But he added that efforts are on to prevent Iran from evading US or int