Lebanon: new car bomb attack in Hezbollah’s stronghold

Another car bomb exploded last Saturday in Hermel, Lebanon. The explosion, which killed at least four people, adds to the other six attacks that have taken place in Lebanon over the past few months, showing the mounting conflict between al-Qaeda groups (al-Nusra, ISIL) and Hezbollah. However, other countries could be involved. On 17th January, a … Continue reading

Iraq: where terrible mistakes show consequences

After years of post-Saddam government, the exclusion of Sunni people from decision making is showing its terrible effects. What the Shi’ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr asked for seems to be finally happening: another Arab Spring. A Sunni Spring, led by Sunni people and managed by military and tribes. Where the winner remains al-Qaeda. On January, the … Continue reading

The role of al-Qaida in Syria

Recent events involving the terrorist group al-Qaida confused Syrian scenarios. al-Quaida’s blame for Hezbollah’s attack in Lebanon and attacks against Assad are only two examples of how military groups could change the future of the conflict. When two bombs exploded in Tripoli (Lebanon), the response given by al-Qaida chanced the way how coalitions involved in … Continue reading