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Lebanon’s Anti-Graft Drive Is Entirely Fake as Political Groups Fight Hezbollah over the Scraps
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Lebanon’s Anti-Graft Drive Is Entirely Fake as Political Groups Fight Hezbollah over the Scraps
March 30, 2019

Hezbollah’s anti-corruption drum beat is driven by US sanctions against Iran, forcing the Lebanese Shiite group to be more creative in how it extracts valuable dollars from the system.

The Unwritten Rule Between the US and Hizbullah
January 25, 2019

As the Trump administration tinkers with the idea of retreating militarily from the Middle East — despite the opposition of the war lobby — it cannot possibly welcome a war between Israel and Hizbollah that could could spiral into a wider conflict and drag the U.S. into a heavier military intervention in the region.

The Unwritten Rule Between the US and Hizbullah
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Secret US 2006 Gov’t Document Reveals Plan To Destabilize Syria By Using Extremists, Muslim Brotherhood, Elections
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Secret US 2006 Gov’t Document Reveals Plan To Destabilize Syria By Using Extremists, Muslim Brotherhood, Elections
July 9, 2018

The plan to destroy Syria has spanned nearly four decades, only moving into high gear in 2011 under the Obama administration. While the destabilization initiative did begin in earnest under Obama’s watch, the truth is that previous administration were also heavily involved in the planning of Syria’s destruction.

Staggering Election Loss for the West; Huge Win for Lebanon!
May 11, 2018

On this lovely morning here on the coast of the Mediterranean there is not a cloud in the sky. In less than twenty-four hours voting will begin. However, on this day before the election, a howling wind is blowing from the south making the thousands of posters, banners and building-sized placards that feature the faces of the scores of potential Lebanese parliamentarians dance and sway wildly above the throngs of tomorrows voters.

Staggering Election Loss for the West; Huge Win for Lebanon!
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Lebanon: a Powder Keg That Will Ignite a Wider Regional Conflict
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Lebanon: a Powder Keg That Will Ignite a Wider Regional Conflict
April 27, 2018

A conflict in Lebanon that would spill over into Syria and then other countries in the Middle East is fraught with potentially dire consequences. The only actor that can prevent a worst-case scenario is Russia.

Lebanon in the Crosshairs
November 24, 2017

If the United States climbs into bed with the Israelis and Saudis and commits to take down Iran it will wind up having to do the hard fighting in a war that could be unwinnable in any conventional sense.

Lebanon in the Crosshairs
Preparing for War on Hizbullah
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Preparing for War on Hizbullah
May 20, 2017

The US and its Arab allies are drawing up plans to suffocate the movement financially as a prelude to eventual militarily action.

US Can Mend Fences with Russia: Learning from Israel
April 17, 2017

Moscow has good working relations with the United States’ closest ally, which views as enemies Russia’s friends in Syria. The divisions are deep, but the relations are close. It can be achieved. Israel has done what the US has so far failed to do despite the fact that America is led by a president whose stated goal during the election campaign was to heal the relationship with Moscow. Now, why does not Washington take a page out of Israel’s book? Syria is the right place to start…

US Can Mend Fences with Russia: Learning from Israel
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