Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Sunday, January 23, 2011

People in Lebanon and Iraq Alarmed By Radicalization of Their Respective Governments


just goes to show ordinary people don't want hezbollah in Lebanon http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4017117,00.html

Hezbollah says will seek "partnership government" http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70M26P20110123

Lebanon Jumblatt Hezbollah: Lebanon Druze leader Walid Jumblatt sides with Hezbollah in crisis - latimes.com http://lat.ms/fnbDPb

AFP: Shiite cleric Sadr 'returns to Iran' from Iraq http://bit.ly/hJ5TVy

Critics alarmed as Iraq's Maliki centralizes power http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70M1MV20110123

Five Car Bombs Strike Baghdad Neighborhoods http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/24/world/middleeast/24iraq.html