US, Saudis built up Muslim Brotherhood to cut back Nasserism: Gilbert Achcar

February 13, 2011
The History of Military Dictatorship in Egypt

Gilbert Achcar: Military rule in Egypt began with Nasser’s overthrow of King Farouk and increasing independence from the US

http://impactglassman.blogspot.com/2011/02/history-of-military-dictatorship-in.html

Go here for original + full transcript:

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=6250

Bio

Gilbert Achcar grew up in Lebanon, and is currently Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London. His books include The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World Disorder, published in 13 languages, Perilous Power: The Middle East and U.S. Foreign Policy, co-authored with Noam Chomsky, and most recently the critically acclaimed The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives.

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