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💰George Nader💰

George Nader, the disgraced & recently indicted child sex trafficker & child porn aficionado is in the thick of Team Trump global shenanigans from the notorious Seychelles meet to Qatar Blockade to Psy Group & more.

Trump’s lack of prep’n for victory & disorganized transition created a vacuum that, as RU/ME sought out access & influence, was quickly filled by a number of people eager to portray themselves as access brokers or to generate personal biz opportunities.…
But prior to the 2016elex in addition to RU’s efforts to influence the American electorate in favor of Trump, ME foreign actors also assisted w/ the SocMed influence ops to help Trump & harm Cruz/HRC.

Nader among others were key to these influence ops to swing the elex to Trump
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💰Nader - Broidy UAE & Qatar

Schemes to buy influence in US foreign policy & legislate US sanctions against Qatar a US ally for monetary consideration
April 2, 2017 George Nader, wired $2.5M to Trump fundraiser, Elliott Broidy.

Nader paid the money to Broidy to bankroll an effort to persuade the U.S. to take a hard line against Qatar, a long-time American ally but now a bitter adversary of the UAE.…
The money was wired to Broidy through a company in Canada in April 2017.

A month after (May 2017) Nader received the money, Broidy sponsored a conference on Qatar's alleged ties to Islamic extremism.…
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💰Qatar Blockade Timeline

Let’s revisit the events that occurred in the run up to the embargo levied against Qatar.

May 20, 2017: Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia in his first foreign trip…
Circa May 20 or 21st, 2017

Bannon & Kush’s Secret Meeting w/ Saudi & UAE leaders sans Tillerson
How it started

On 5/23/17, hackers posted false stmts attributed to Qatar's emir on the Qatari state news agency's website.

The fake remarks, praising Iran & criticising US foreign policy, were picked up & aired on several UAE & Saudi-owned TV networks.…
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Breaking: British Airways has suspended ALL flights to Cairo, Egypt for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment"
British Airways are citing “security reasons” for the immediate suspension of all Cairo, Egypt flights — unclear if it is in relation to tensions in nearby Gulf.
BA say the airline “would never operate an aircraft unless it was safe to do so” #Cairo
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As a "precaution," @British_Airways suspending flights to Cairo for 7 days. #aviation #Egypt
Here's a copy of the letter @British_Airways is handing to passengers.
Flight suspended to "Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment," says @British_Airways notification. "The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our priority, and we would never operate an aircraft unless it was safe to do so." #Egypt
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Two lawyers who successfully fought to end #India’s colonial-era laws that criminalized same-sex relations have come out as a couple. Sending love and solidarity to @MenakaGuruswamy and @arundhatikatju… h/t @_drongo #LGBTQ 🏳️‍🌈🌈
"For queer folk in all post-colonial countries, the governments have to understand that these (anti-sodomy) were not our laws," @MenakaGuruswamy told CNN's Fareed Zakaria. Photo via @arundhatikatju
To clarify origins of homophobia imposed by colonial-era laws in #India and elsewhere, included this in my new book: “India’s fluid gender and sexual norms did not fit into Britain’s strict Victorian conceptions of appropriate sexual behavior,” Amy Bhatt…
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6 pm & #SDNY Magistrates Court is full of FBI agents awaiting warrants, white shoe CJAs awaiting defendants, & one media...
Federal Defender Weinstein enter 6:20, into cell block to speak with client in the pipelines. This could go late @SDNYLIVE
First up is US v Ahmed (arrrested yesterday 7 pm) and Mohammed (self-surrendered today 3:25 pm, has Arabic interpreter).
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Why would #US & #SaudiArabia Jointly sing this tune against #Turkey President? Nonstop. - - - Here:… via @thewire & here: - - - “#Erdogan has lost his way” via Saudi Gazette
Been Analyzing #Turkey #Geopolitical MSM news daily-hourly. Four countries have been leading the news with this same line on #Turkey: #USA #Israel #Saudis #Egypt. Now that brings me to #EastMedDrill escalations- involving the same quatro.
Another Simplified Question to Ask: How’s it that #USA media expresses so much “alarm” on #Turkey’s “Democratic” Status, While, gives complete consent & support 2 #SaudiArabia kingdom’s Sharia Gov System?Answer this simple question & you’ll be on the right path in political truth
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From Saria Eilat: Accusing Israel of "Ethnic Cleansing" & "Genocide" .. Propaganda technique whereby the victim is portrayed as the abuser & the abuser as the victim! 1) #Israel #Antisemitism #InvertedReality #EthnicCleansing #Genocide #Nazie #Holocaust #Palestinian #Propaganda
Turning the history of the Jews against them is another commonplace of antiSemitism.
2) #Antisemitism #Jews
If the Jews were victims in an actual genocide, then what better way to transfer sympathy from them to their rivals than by painting the Jews as modern Nazis perpetuating a new holocaust...this time against the poo' poo' "Palestinians" 3) #JewHate #Smears #Propaganda #bloodlibel
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Today we shall recall some of the majestic scenes from #Egypt's #June30 revolution that ended with the ouster of the #MuslimBrotherhood president #MohamedMorsi

The first one in our #thread is from Ittihadia street. It is adjacent to the presidential Palace
Another one is of a huge turnout in #Alexandria around El Raml Station.
#٣٠_يونيو_إرادة_شعب #مصر #ثورة٣٠يونيو
A common scene worth mentioning is of the crowds greeting Military Helicopters with laser beams as a form of celebrating the event. #June30
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@rlefraim wrote, "I REALLY HATE HYPOCRISY

#electionmeddling #internationally
#Hypocrisy #election
Yes, Russians tried to interfere in a US election in 2016, by using social media and by planting phony stories.
2) #Russia #socialmedia #phonystories #Hillary #HillaryClinton
If you look at what was planted, it is clear they wanted #HillaryClinton to be elected POTUS, because what was planted followed the left’s agenda of convincing the voters that Trump & the “right” was going to divide Americans & that #Trump was all sorts of #Negative things. 3)
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I was on @ForeignPolicy's 'First Person' with @SarahAWildman

For me, it's hard to think of a story sadder than what happened to #Egypt from 2011 to 2013. I try to tell that story from my own perspective of being there in key moments

Listen to it here 👇🏾
I remember what it was like that night on February 11, 2011. I was in Tahrir Square earlier that day when the announcement came that Mubarak was stepping down, when the murmur of the crowd became a roar. As the memory grows more remote, I sometimes wonder: did it *really* happen?
That night, Egyptians were dancing in the streets. They had done it. They were proud. I remember thinking to myself, this is what it must feel like to not just be free, but to *feel* free. I had never seen Egyptians so joyful
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Wonder Why #Turkey Local Election Becomes #Israel’s Issue? A Case Of Opportunism? Or a Case Of Reverse Psychology? Gain as in How? Wondering ...- - - “Erdogan’s Loss is Israel’s Gain”.…
Let’s Put It Tuis way: Have we had a single case of any local election in #Israel becoming a major international #MSM sesnsation?
“This” way.
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Robust ties with #Qatar are part of #Pakistan's overall close strategic relationship with #Gulf/#GCC states. The internal Gulf crisis had little impact on #Islamabad's relations with Gulf states, and there's no juggling act, unlike the common perception. Ties are not zero-sum.
#Qatar's pledge to invest up to $22B in #Pakistan in coming years, on the heels of multibillion-dollar #KSA/#UAE/#Kuwait investments confirms #Gulf is of paramount economic/political/security importance for Pak, and #Islamabad is rightly involved in Gulf security arrangements.
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#Erdogan’s nightmare has become a reality.
Viva @ekrem_imamoglu
Viva #Istanbul
#Erdogan tried every trick in the book, from flirting with #PKK’s Oclean, to liken @ekrem_imamoglu to #Egypt’s Sisi.
All failed.
#Imamoglu won.
Erdoganistan is officially in twilight!
#Erdogan made a major error of judgment when he ordered Istanbul re-run election.
Now, he may now try to portray himself as a democrat, but it is too late. The people of #Istanbul are the true abd BRAVE Democrats.
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#Istanbul #Reelection Today- ~6 hrs left to polls closing. High stakes. Hoping for a smooth, Democratic & peaceful process. It will be an intense evening count. I’ll report updates periodically. Reporting on the ground from #Turkey @sibeledmonds
#IstanbulReelection- 39 Districts, 10,560,963 Votes. That’s a lot of votes to count! Down to 2 Mayoral candidates: Ruling Party #AKP candidate Yıldırım vs Main Opposition Party #CHP Candidate İmamoğlu. Polls will close at 5:00 pm here (in ~6 hours).
Over 1/3 of #Turkey’s population lives in #Istanbul. A good chunk of national GDP & many many billion dollars District budget for the elected #Mayor. #AKP lost in mayoral elections of biggest cities: #Ankara, #Izmir & #Antalya, with #Istanbul as the “hottest tamale” TBD today.
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How come this interview NEVER asks how #TIJ is being funded?!Who funds this “ Journalism” with offices in London, Washington D.C. & Canada??! Answer Please; NOW!!!- - - “ INTERVIEW: Investigating terrorism funded by Qatar and Turkey”… via @ahramonline
Because I tell you what: As someone who has run & operated media outlets I can tell you With 100% certainty that this kind of project with these offices & expenses come with Mucho Millions Of Dollars. So who are the sugar daddies of #TIJ??!!!
And another question never asked: Who & what kind of arrangements and deals were made to release this guy from #Egypt jail. Remember: currently #Egypt & #SaudiArabia & #Jordan together with #Israel have formed a partnership against #Turkey & on East MedDrill issue.
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#Egypt: waiting to hear more. I don’t believe anything state media reports.
#Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies in court…
This from 2018: “There are credible concerns that the conditions under which Dr Morsi is being held might fall significantly short of both international and #Egypt’s own standards.”… #Morsi
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#SaturdayThoughts #SundayThoughts

How can we as #Americans accept that our government is responsible for the #genocide of #Yemeni civilians? How can we as a society not demand by every means necessary for the world's greatest #Humanitarian #Crisis to end?

#Yemen before #War
#Yemen a beautiful country full of beautiful #Yemeni who simply want to be left in peace. A country that's only fault is it's location in the world. A location that for the #US is strategically located close to #SaudiArabia, #Iran, and #Israel.
The #UnitedStates #Indoctrination and #Propaganda machine #FakeNews would have the American people believe we are helping to ensure peace and stability in the region. This is a claim that by now ALL AMERICANS should know is false!

Photos of Beautiful #Yemen before the #War
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A few thoughts on the latest sectarian incident in Minya & the disparity between the words of President Sisi & actions of the security forces. The incident itself is like many others. Average citizens form a lynch mob & attack #Copts & their properties
That citizens can form a lynch mob is nothing new or particular to #Egypt. Happens everywhere, and historically even in the US. The issue is one of official reaction, both during the event and in subsequent days.
The police are of no use during the incident. "Reconciliation sessions" afterwards are meant to hide rather than highlight the problem, often to the disadvantage of the victims. Why is that?
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#Sudan: “The death toll from the crackdown on a pro-democracy camp has reached +100, with +40 bodies pulled from the Nile, medical groups associated w/demonstrators have said. Internet access has since been cut, restricting protesters from communicating..”…
Amnesty International on Thursday called for international action against #Sudan’s new military rulers and condemned the government’s Rapid Support Forces for what it called a “murderous rampage” against protesters this week.…
UN pulls staff from #Sudan amid growing global concern @AJENews
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#THREAD: Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦 and the support to #Egypt 🇪🇬
1-#EGYPT 🇪🇬 : Saudi Arabia and Egypt are special friends, Egypt’s is one of the first countries to begin diplomatic relations with the Kingdom. Cairo also helped Saudi Arabia begin relations with many countries worldwide, this good doing of Egypt will never ever be forgotten.
2-#EGYPT 🇪🇬 : During the 1948 Arab/Israeli conflict, Saudi forces fought side by side with Egyptian troops against Israeli forces. Most notable cooperation between the two was in Southern Palestine.
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I watched the entire proceedings of #OICMakkahSummit for about 8 hrs, and live tweeted at @Office_AQPk interesting tidbits & observations. Here's some observations on PM #ImranKhan's speech. /1

#AhmedQuraishi @AQpk
PM #Pakistan #ImranKhan was well received at #OICMakkahSummit. #MBS, King of #Bahrain, Pres of #Iraq, PM #Bangladesh, informally interacted with him. #Saudi hosts opened doors at holy sites for only two leaders this time: President Al-Sisi of #Egypt & PM Khan of Pakistan. /2
PM #ImranKhan speech was among the long ones at #OICMakkahSummit. It was extempore. Many Muslim leaders didn't get to speak due to paucity of time. Immediately after PM's speech, Secretariat asked leaders to keep remarks short. PM's speech was among the well delivered speeches./3
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