Tag Archives: Hizbullah

Aoun & the New Patriarch: This Relationship Is Off to a Great Start.

Probably my first post on Michel Aoun ever. So I’d rather keep it short–draft-style. Yesterday, Wednesday morning, March 15, 2011: Election of the 77th Maronite Patriarch Mar Beshara Boutros Rai (b. 1940). It’s the talk of the town, or should … Continue reading

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When the Sayyed Speaks…

The Sayyed spoke yesterday. Wednesday, February 16, 2011. I was at home, in my room, busy doing other things. I did not listen to his speech, but my parents were in the living room with the TV on, and I … Continue reading

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Hizbullah & French-Iranian Diplomacy in the 1980s.

Herein an excellent French documentary film aired on France 2 in December 2010 on the Lebanon hostage crisis between 1985 and 1988, providing a precious account on the secret diplomatic negotiations between France and the Islamic Republic of Iran during … Continue reading

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The Treacherousness of the Traitor.

On collaborators and other traitors. aired on LBC on Thursday, December 9, 2010 I watched this passage of Marcel Ghanem’s Kalam en-Nass yesterday and it made me think. First of all, I would like to salute Marcel’s boldness in raising … Continue reading

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Cute Pictures of Citizen Hassan Nasrallah.

(click to enlarge) By the way, don’t you think sayyed Hassan looks like actor Jack Black–if you add a turban and a well-grown/groomed bear (and of course if you change the haircut) to the latter? Take another look:  

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Martyrdom Wisdom II.

I remember very clearly watching one of Hizbullah’s highest-ranking officials proudly proclaiming on TV during the July war (12 July-14 August 2006): “3000 victims in one month are nothing to us. We can compensate them in one night.” His name … Continue reading

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Paul the Octopus On the Next Lebanese-Israeli War.

Is this funny? For sure, it won’t be a funny game.

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