Will the Israel-US “New Wars” Succeed in Weakening Hezbollah?

5 October 2020 — American Herald Tribune

BY Elijah J. Magnier

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When conventional military war failed to defeat the Lebanese Hezbollah, Israel and the US adopted different tactics in the art of war whilst avoiding overt conflict in the public eye. The new tactics, whilst not excluding traditional warfare, include a group of wars or actions based on irregular formations, terrorist acts, chaos, sanctions, electronic platform warfare, media wars, propaganda, fake news, the division of society, starvation policy and engaging the enemy from within, to weaken Hezbollah before attacking and finishing it off. This is “fifth generation war”; it is the hybrid war against Hezbollah. Continue reading

The Hariri Assassination Verdict: A Billion Dollar Trial Ended after 15 Years

19 August 2020 — American Herald Tribune

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On February 14, 2005, an explosion rocked Beirut killing and injuring hundreds of people chief among them the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, Rafik al-Hariri. The West was quick to blame Hezbollah and Syria. In 2006, Israel and its tanks rolled into Lebanon.

15 years later, on August 4th, another explosion rocked Lebanon.  This time, the fingers were again pointed at Hezbollah and its ‘Iran backers’. And once again,  Israeli tanks crossed into Lebanon.

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Lebanon should look East and abandon the West

14 August 2020 — Asia Times

Post-blast Lebanon has everything to gain from rejecting the West’s neoliberal demands and embracing China’s Belt and Road

By Pepe Escobar

As much as Covid-19 has been instrumentalized by the 0.001% to social engineer a Great Reset, the Beirut tragedy is already being instrumentalized by the usual suspects to keep Lebanon enslaved.

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Who Profits from the Beirut Blast?

7 August 2020 — Asia Times

Making the case that the explosion resulted from an attack

Pepe Escobar

The narrative that the Beirut explosion was an exclusive consequence of negligence and corruption by the current Lebanese government is now set in stone, at least in the Atlanticist sphere.

And yet, digging deeper, we find that negligence and corruption may have been fully exploited, via sabotage, to engineer it.

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Beirut Blast Wrap-up

5-6 August 2020 — Moon of Alabama

Updated below

Yesterday 2.750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, exploded. The blast killed more than 100 people and wounded more than 4,000. Many buildings in Beirut were severely damaged. The pressure wave broke windows as far 10 miles away. Beirut’s port is mostly destroyed. Lebanon’s national grain reserve, stored in grain silos next to the explosion, is gone.

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Lebanon News Links 30 November – 15 December 2019

15 December 2019 — The New Dark Age

Global Warfare: “We’re Going to Take out 7 Countries in 5 Years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran..”
https://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

US-Backed Parties Infiltrated Lebanon’s Protests, Pushing Country Toward War Amid Economic Collapse
https://popularresistance.org/us-backed-parties-infiltrated-lebanons-protests-pushing-country-toward-war-amid-economic-collapse/

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Lebanon News Links 30 October 2019

30 October 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

Today’s links 30 October 2019
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/10/todays-links_30.html

Why Lebanon And Iraq Are At The Brink Of Further Strife
https://popularresistance.org/why-lebanon-and-iraq-are-at-the-brink-of-further-strife/

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