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

Albania refuses to destroy Syrian chemical weapons: who will take responsibility?

After facing strong protests, Prime Minister Edi Rama declared that he will not permit the destruction of chemical weapons to take place in Albania. An accountability issue that should not be underestimated by the international organizations arranging the operation. Which government will take the responsibility of bringing such dangerous items into its own country? Quite … 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