They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Al-Sisi's underwear manufacturer hacked by Indonesians

Was looking to buy myself a pair of those great Kabo boxer shorts we have all seen, only to find that the Kabo website has been HACKED by Indonesians.  How could that be? Would you believe my luck, turns out Kabo (El Nasr Clothing and Textiles) is a small part of Egypt's 'Military Industrial Complex'.  Consequently will purchase alternative stylish boxers.

Egypt's Army Marches, Fights, Sells Chickens

[...] These companies add up to "a very large, unaccountable, nontransparent Military Inc.," says Robert Springborg, a professor in the department of national security affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and author of Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation of the Political Order. The generals "will try to massage the new order so that it does not seek to impose civilian control on the armed forces," he says. "It's not just a question of preserving the institution of the army. It's a question of preserving the financial base of its members."  Link

Understanding SCAF -