Lebanon is a sectarian nation, yet it has avoided civil war while the Middle East burns – here’s why

Reconstructed after the civil war, the army is the only totally non-sectarian force in the country. It’s also the only institution that still works. Without it, conflict may yet have reignited Robert Fisk in Beirut @indyvoices 132 comments ‘The identity of Lebanon is sectarian’: Hezbollah supporters demonstrate against the Lebanese Government, […]

Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran..”

 Video Interview with General Wesley Clark By General Wesley Clark and Amy Goodman Global Research, May 14, 2016 Originally published in March 2007. This interview serves as a reminder regarding the diabolical timeline of America’s hegemonic project.  “We’re going to take out seven countries in 5 years, starting with Iraq, […]

The Syrians had no chance…

Meeting an injured soldier in the Syrian army before a heavy night of shelling Robert Fisk @indyvoices Thursday 19 May 2016 Lebanon, 21 July 1989 Private Yahia Saloum of the Syrian army sat on the stairs of my apartment block, his head in his hands, a large bandage strapped to his […]