Tag Archives: Shiite

Analysis: Arab Order and flying Shoes

Jerusalem Post- 16/12/2008 US President George W. Bush’s visit to Iraq this week reflected the mixed legacy of his presidency. The Iraq invasion is likely to be remembered as the defining issue of the Bush era and recent events show … Continue reading

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Analysis: Suddenly, the Arab World wakes up to Yemen’s Rebellion

Jerusalem Post- 18/12/2009 The 30th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, meeting in Kuwait this week, expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its fight with the Shi’ite Houthi rebels in northern Yemen. The Kuwaiti emir noted that Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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Suddenly, the Arab World wakes up to Yemen’s Rebellion

Global Politician- 20/12/2009 The 30th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, meeting in Kuwait this week, expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its fight with the Shi’ite Houthi rebels in northern Yemen. The Kuwaiti emir noted that Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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Hizbullah’s Throne of Bayonets

Global Politician- 27/12/2010 It is obvious that given the true balance of power in Lebanon, the special tribunal investigating the murder of former prime minister Rafik Hariri is largely a virtual exercise. As Michael Young pointed out in a column … Continue reading

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The Unfinished War

29/10/2009 The explosion in the south Lebanese village of Tayr Felseir offers the latest evidence of the way in which Hizbullah is rebuilding its infrastructure following the Second Lebanon War in 2006. In the pre-2006 period, Hizbullah maintained its military … Continue reading

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The Common Hatred

15/08/2009 The arrest this week of the “Zeitoun terror cell” is a significant moment in the ongoing battle between the Egyptian security forces and homegrown Islamist extremism. The cell, we are told, plotted to assassinate the Israeli ambassador to Egypt, … Continue reading

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Terrorism: Hizballah’s brand is Tarnished

Jerusalem Post- 29/09/2009 A famous Hizbullah marching song, “Hizbullah ya ayuni” (Hizbullah – my eyes), contains the following verse: “And today through the blood of the brave, the merciful creator has given us victory, and the whole world and all … Continue reading

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