Feb 17, 2011

Secret Uprising Report

President Obama ordered his advisers last August to produce a secret report on unrest in the Arab world, which concluded that without sweeping political changes, countries from Bahrain to Yemen were ripe for popular revolt, administration officials said Wednesday.

Mr. Obama’s order, known as a Presidential Study Directive, identified likely flashpoints, most notably Egypt, and solicited proposals for how the administration could push for political change in countries with autocratic rulers who are also valuable allies of the United States, these officials said.

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There's also a super secret report about Guam, and the Bahamas. It's normal and customary for these types of reports - everyday. The way the story is being spun is to make Mr. Obama look like he knew about this, and his tepid response to what's going on as measured and calculated - which is to try to calm the fears of, well, everyone - but specifically Israel who are now starting to believe that this U.S. administration is clueless to what is happening in the Middle East.

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