Tag Archives: Teheran

What Does Assad Want?

07/03/2010 In Damascus last week, the full array of leaders of the so-called ‘resistance bloc’ came together in a series of meetings. Presidents Ahmedinejad of Iran and Assad of Syria were there, alongside a beaming Khaled Meshal of Hamas and … Continue reading

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Analysis: Hizbullah Turns up the Temperature in the North

Jerusalem Post-30/07/2009 Israel’s border with Lebanon is currently at its most tense since the cease-fire which ended the war of 2006. This tension has been brought on by the combination of a number of factors. Ongoing internal political frictions in … Continue reading

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Behind the Axis: The North Korean Connection

Gloria Center- 29/05/2010 North Korean spokesmen reacted furiously last week to claims by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman that Pyongyang is supplying weapons technology to Iran and Syria. Representatives of the regime of Kim Jong-Il described Lieberman as an “imbecile.” The … Continue reading

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Analysis: Hizbullah turns up the Temperature in the North

Jerusalem Post- 30/07/2009 Israel’s border with Lebanon is currently at its most tense since the cease-fire which ended the war of 2006. This tension has been brought on by the combination of a number of factors. Ongoing internal political frictions … Continue reading

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Arab World: Kings and Pawns

Jerusalem Post- 17/09/2010 The scheduled visit by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Lebanon in the coming weeks represents the latest move in the Iranian leader’s attempt to declare ownership of what he regards as the struggle of the Muslim world … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect

Global Politician- 27/12/2009 Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri’s December 19 visit to Damascus is the latest marker in the return of the coercive Syrian presence in Lebanon. It is also an indication of Syria’s successful defiance of the west. Hariri’s … Continue reading

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What Does Assad Want?

Global Politician- 08/03/2010 In Damascus last week, the full array of leaders of the so-called ‘resistance bloc’ came together in a series of meetings. Presidents Ahmedinejad of Iran and Assad of Syria were there, alongside a beaming Khaled Meshal of … Continue reading

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