This year’s Oct. 6 holiday in Egypt’s victory was more poignant and significant as current events rappel the historical environment of the Arab Spring, another turning point in world and Middle East sociopolitical demographics.
This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Cuba’s defeat of a CIA-backed invasion at the Bay of Pigs, and the communist nation remembered the occasion with a parade Saturday celebrating the bloody nose it delivered to its powerful neighbor.
An apparently optimistic Congress has already budgeted the Iraq war victory celebration, to be held in the nation’s capital for $20 million. Although originally contained in this year’s military budget, the allocation has been rolled over to next year, and perhaps the next…. (h/t: Daily Kos)