I apologize in advance, as some may dislike the tone of this post... In times like these I feel a little introverted as I brood over ancient themes (hence the many links to past posts). Even though I am not present in
As I had expected
Yes, expected. Fellow blogger Solomon asked me once about how I would acted in the summer if I knew ahead of time. In a way, we all knew; in
I guess you can never get the timing of those things right.
I have been commenting about this looming civil war in Lebanon for a while, and I am now becoming to sound like a broken record.
In light of Hezb's intransigence, whether it has really begun or not is now irrelevant; THE line was crossed today, with fights reported between security forces and Shiite partisans of Hezb, as well as between Aoun's partisans and Geagea's supporters.
Rejoicing at the death of those poor morons may sound heartless to Politically Correct ears, but what else would you feel when you see a war among
Fighting our Way Back to the
While I am still convinced that this government will not fall, I am increasingly convinced of the futility of this “opposition”, and that nothing will ultimately remain of our country's true soul, at the very least.
As I had posted before, I still see a silver lining in this cloud; Hezb's intransigence reveals an underlying weakness, and their escalation shows how little endurance they really have. Lebanon may lose much, but one thing is certain; as HassAoun crossed a line, and Lebanese Army may even be protecting them, but they sealed their own fate; Hezb and the Tayyar are already demonized, and the "Syed" is not Taboo anymore...
Alea Jacta Est
Back in December, the tone was already set. The Sunni reaction was not going to be passive in front of what then presented as a Shiite coup d’état. No matter how they "spin it"
HassAoun ignored the warning shots, dont acte: