29/10/2012 Article

The Crisis of March 14

The internal crisis threatening to bring down the March 14 alliance

/ Ibrahim al-Amin

Tags: Diplomacy, Hezbollah, Lebanon

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Originally posted on Al-Akhbar English, 29 October 2012 Al-Akhbar’s editor-in-chief dissects the internal crisis threatening to bring down the March 14 alliance. The movement, he

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29/10/2012 Article

Washington Lobbies Europe to Join its War on Hezbollah

A senior US advisor criticises the “failure” of many European countries to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization

/ Omar Nashabe

Tags: Hezbollah, Obama administration

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Originally posted on Al-Akhbar English, 29 October 2012 Washington’s attempts to cultivate what it called “moderate Shias” as a counterbalance to Hezbollah, as revealed in

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26/10/2012 Article

The Treasures of War: ‘Britain’s Great Adventure in Basra’

Exposing the real priorities behind the British occupation of Iraq

/ The Editors

Tags: Business, Iraq, Media, War in Iraq

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Originally posted on News Unspun, 26 October 2012 Radio 4′s Today programme of 16 October provided rare, frank insight into the priorities behind the British

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25/10/2012 Article

Russia to be an “Efficient Balancer” in Asia

Whilst Russia’s heart and soul is still with the West, the East becomes a highly selective engagement

/ MK Bhadrakumar

Tags: Dialogue, Diplomacy, Europe, Middle East, Russia

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Originally posted by MK Bhadrakumar, 25 October 2012 It is a pity that I can’t recount the free-wheeling, scintillating discussions with the Russian intelligentsia and

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16/10/2012 Article

The Ayoub Drone and Sparking War

What we can learn from a Hezbollah drone called Ayoub?

/ Yahya Dbouk

Tags: Ceasefires, Israel-Hezbollah war, Lebanon, Occupied Territories

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Originally posted on Al-Akhbar English, 16 October 2012 On 12 July 2006, Hezbollah breached the border fence between Lebanon and occupied Palestine. The operation aimed

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15/10/2012 Article

Syria Could be Turkey’s Vietnam

Public opinion vs. Erdogan’s “forward policy” toward Syria

/ MK Bhadrakumar

Tags: Syria, Turkey

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Originally posted by MK Bhadrakumar, 15 October 2012 The recent polls have repeatedly shown that the Turkish public opinion is strongly opposed to any military

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