Mubarak Archive

InfoMullet: A (Brief) History of Salafi Takfirism

TLDR Up Front: Evaluate your news sources by applying the Eurocentric bedchel test! In addition to the Eurocentric lead role upon which the news story will (of course!) primarily focus on, are there *at least* two named indigenous influential actors presented with their own agency, motivations and conflicts/disputes that are not tied to the Eurocentric

HistoricalMullet: Tripwire Scenarios

I totally overlooked this in my “unasked” questions, but things in Libya are falling apart so fast, and Gaddahfi is so nuts crazy, that there may very well end up being a “tripwire” that brings our military into an interventionist posture. 1. Gaddahfi begins a genocide. Although the “scariest”¬†in terms of human catastrophe, this is

HistoricalMullet: Right Here, Right Now

Originally published 1-25-2011 17:04est If you missed the fall of Communism playing out live on TV back in 1989-1990….you can catch a similar series of events – this time over the internet as the contagion of protest spreads over the North¬†African regimes. The black-swan in Tunisia of a man immolating himself in protest, geared up