Who is behind Moldova’s Twitter Revolution? by José Miguel Alonso Trabanco

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by José Miguel Alonso Trabanco
Global Research, April 11, 2009

“A lot of what we [National Endowment for Democracy] do today was done covertly 25 years ago by the CIA.” -Allen Weinstein

It seems that those who anticipated the end of color revolutions have been proven wrong. So far, color revolutions have succeeded in Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan. On the other hand, they have failed in Belarus, Uzbekistan and Myanmar. Their common denominator is a wave of protests and sometimes riots whose purpose is to overthrow a local government, often held during electoral times or shortly afterwards. It has not gone unnoticed that the so called color revolutions have been backed (and engineered?) by enthusiastic western supporters including NGO’s, diplomats, businessmen, governmental institutions and heads of state. In those countries where such political mobilizations have prevailed, pro-Western leaders have been enthroned as a result thereof. If one pays close attention to a map, it is impossible not to wonder if it is simply a coincidence that color revolutions have erupted in countries close to Russian and Chinese borders. It has to be pointed out that no color revolution has ever occurred in any country whose government is staunchly pro-Western.

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Protests in Moldova

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http://www.euronews.net People demonstrate in front of the presidential palace in Chisinau in Moldova to protest against an alleged forgery of the vote results in the latest elections.

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Moldova awaits larger protests

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In Moldova, opposition leaders say they’ll stage protests on a larger scale on Wednesday over the results of the recent election.

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Moldovan turmoil grew out of unresolved social problems