Why Hezbollah is Bringing Iranian Fuel to Lebanon

by Radwan Mortada, published on The Cradle, August 23, 2021 With the war in Afghanistan winding down, US abuses of power and the incompetence of their puppets are bared for all to see.   Lebanon’s economy is collapsing from similarly incompetent Saudi controlled and western manipulated politicians and financial officers, the Caesar sanctions on Syria, its primary trading partner, and a[…]

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Resistance is not Futile: A Brief History of Lebanon’s Hezbollah

by Steve Lalla, published on CounterPunch, January 15, 2021 Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has inspired fear within the Empire through both armed struggle and its success in electoral politics. For effectively wielding this double-edged sword, the “Party of God” has been vilified by countless politicians and media outlets. From its birth as an armed resistance to Israeli attacks on Lebanon[…]

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Franco-American Designs on Lebanon, A Post-Catastrophe Update

by As’ad AbuKhalil, published on Consortium News, September 13, 2020 Lebanon moves from one catastrophe to another; as if the blast at Beirut airport last month wasn’t enough. There was another fire there this week at Beirut port, an area that was subjected in August to government emergency laws. Those emergency laws put the Army command in charge of the[…]

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How the US Helped Push Lebanon to The Brink of Collapse

by Ben Norton, published on The Grayzone, August 13, 2020 As the people of Lebanon suffer through one of the worst economic crises in their nation’s conflict-ridden history, the Donald Trump administration is exploiting the disaster to force regime change and weaken Lebanese resistance groups. A massive explosion on August 4 devastated Lebanon’s capital Beirut, killing more than 150 people,[…]

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Defiance Against US Dollar War and Caesar Act Sanctions

by Hassan Nasrallah, published on Centre for Counter Hegemonic Studies, June 16, 2020 Extract from the translation of a speech on June 16, 2020.   He is talking about the effects of the increasing US economic war on Lebanon (and also Syria).  This is interesting as it is an international reflection of the struggles of domestic resistance to the US racist[…]

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Technocracy Now! The US Is Working to Turn Lebanon’s Anti-Corruption Protests Against Hezbollah

by Rania Khalek, published on The Grayzone, December 1, 2019 Lebanon erupted in massive protests this October. The demonstrations transcended sect and class, and quickly spread across the country. The movement was spurred by the levying of regressive taxes and the persistence of a corrupt neoliberal order that has mismanaged the economy and hollowed out the public sector while enriching[…]

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U.S. Role in Lebanon’s Crisis Goes Unrecognized

by As’ad Abukhalil, published on Consortium News, December 24, 2019 Of all the underlying causes of Lebanon’s current crisis, the role of the U.S. remains the least recognized, not only by Western media but also that of Lebanon. Search “Lebanon crisis” under “news” on Google and you are unlikely to find any headlines mentioning the U.S. A more targeted search[…]

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Secret Document Reveals US Plans for Civil War in Lebanon, False Flags and Israeli Intervention

Yes, this article was published in April.   However, the plan in question is flowering now.  Though the extreme US and Israeli goals of this plan are unlikely to result, the protests like so many around the world, are being hijacked.  They are mutating, becoming violent, rejecting the resolution of their original demands, and calling for the destruction of popular leadership[…]

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