This blog post was published on May 30 2011. §
Arab security report — week 21
Qatar tries to prevent the Palestinian Authority from going to the UN in September to the international to seek the recognition as a Palestinian State on 1967 borders,.
Sources confirmed that Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs began contacts with Israel Sources that the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar began contacts with Israel and to prevent the Palestinian move to the United Nations, and to declare an Arab cover to justify the Palestinian retreat.
Aljazeera changed its tactics reporting the Syrian unrest. Instead of saying (an eyewitness) or (filmed by an eye witness), Aljazeera started to report (in a video surfaced on the Internet) or (a Syrian video on the Internet), a tactic designed to deflect the blame from Qatar’s role in implementing false eyewitnesses providing them with Thuraiyah telephones paying them 100$ per video.
Coordination with the US Administration, a series of “positive” articles appeared in the American newspapers are reporting about the Egyptian presidential candidate, the Islamist Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh as a progressive Islamist, respect for democracy, support the freedom of expression and his respect for the women rights.
The Egyptian political arena is now witnessing a split between the youth groups of the Revolution, and the Muslim Brotherhood, which is seen recently in the new scheduled demonstrations.
During the past three months, cooperation with France and Britain, Saudi Arabia and some other GCC countries increased their support for the Sunni Salafi Islamic movements. These movements have emerged, and now active in Syria, Libya, Lebanon and Algeria. The US is not very supportive of this plan.