Tag: Lebanon

Interventionist Approach of the West to Lebanese Crisis

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Joe Biden’s administration, in coordination with France, has been pushing for structural reform in Lebanon since taking office. The Biden’s administration supports Emmanuel Macron’s policy in Lebanon, while maintaining economic pressures and sanctions on Hezbollah.
Fatemeh Nekoo Lal Azad – Tehran International Studies and Research Institute (Abrar)

Analysis of Lebanese Prime Minister’s Position against Fuel Import by Hezbollah

Strategic Council Online- Interview: Former Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon commented on the remarks made by Lebanese Prime Minister as saying Iranian fuel shipments imported by the initiative of Hezbollah was a breach of Lebanon’s national sovereignty, as completely biased and in line with meeting the West’s satisfaction. He added:” Having made a miscalculation, Lebanese Prime Minister conceives that such positions could minimize the pressures against Lebanon”.

Inevitable Collapse of Zionist Regime despite Efforts for Projection

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on West Asia affairs said that the Zionist regime is confined within internal economic challenges, social behaviors based on anonymity, lack of history, culture and social confusion, adding: The real data about the Zionist regime show that the arguments about the collapse of the regime are not based solely on analysis, but on a fact that is revealed by real statistics and numbers.

Obstacles, Prospects for Formation of Najib Mikati Government in Lebanon

Strategic Council Online – Formation of government has always been the most complex and difficult political process in Lebanon, which is typically slow and has become one of the most challenging issues in that country for many years. The new era, which began with the resignation of Saad Hariri as prime minister and following October 2019 protests in Lebanon, entered a complex and tense path up to now when “Najib Mikati” has been appointed by Michel Aoun to form a new government.
Barsam Mohammadi – Analyst of international affairs

Occupation in Syria and the responsibility of the United Nations

Strategic Council Online—Interview: Associate Professor of the College of Law of the University of Tehran emphasized that the presence of American occupiers and others in Syria is in violation of the incontrovertible principles of the international law, adding that “as against declared claims, the US government and other occupiers have not entered the Syrian soil in order to support humanitarian principles or human rights tenets but the presence of these countries in Syria is for the control of its oil-rich areas and secure their own interests.”

Differences, Similarities of Trump-Biden Approach towards Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – An expert on US affairs, commenting on the role of the United States in supporting the Zionist regime and the differences between the policies of the White House in the Republican administration and the Democrats said: Despite the differences in the policies of Donald Trump and Joe Biden towards Tel Aviv, the Democratic administration remains committed to supporting Israel in the field of security; that is why Biden’s administration, despite differences with the Zionist regime in other areas, continues to define Israel’s security as a central principle in the area of military and financial support for itself.

Statelessness in Lebanon, Role of Regional and Trans-Regional Governments

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asian affairs referring to the intensification of foreign interference in Lebanon and the problems of the country’s political structure in preparing the grounds for forming a government, said: It seems that some parties are either seeking to engage Lebanon in civil war or leave the country in a vacuum so that the people stop supporting the Resistance.

Reasons for Group 7 Opposition to Vaccination Funding for Poor States

Strategic Council Online – An expert on international affairs, commenting on the indifference of the G7 leaders to the global calls for allocating billions of pounds to end the shortage of Corona vaccine in poor countries said: The recent G7 meetings to decide whether to help the world’s poor countries fight with the Coronavirus have remained a mere political and media maneuver.

Bin Salman’s Attempt to Interact with Syria; Reasons, Necessities and Perspectives

Strategic Council Online – In recent weeks, clear signs are emerging for the gradual change in Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy approach to Syria. There are several reports indicating that bin Salman is seeking to “open diplomatic channels” with Syria. In recent weeks, secret meetings between Saudi and Syrian officials have taken place in Damascus, which have been unprecedented since 2011.
Barsam Mohammadi – analyst of international affairs

Gaza war and popular support for the resistance front

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of West Asia affairs says public uprisings in the region are a backup and complementary for more legitimacy for the resistance axis, adding that in the recent Gaza war “we witnessed the formation of a serious uprising among the nations of the region and was an emphasis on the point that normalization of relations with the Zionist regime has not had any impact on the knowledge and demands of nations.”

Roots and outcomes of the diplomatic crises between Riyadh and Beirut

Strategic Council Online—Interview: Former director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Middle East, while referring to the tensions in the relations between Riyadh and Beirut which resulted in the resignation of the Lebanese foreign minister, said if interests of Saudi Arabia are secured in the composition of the next Lebanese cabinet, the pressure would decrease and their policies will also change. Otherwise, he said, pressures will continue on Lebanon and they will create obstacles so as a stable government is not formed in Beirut.

The victory of Axis of Resistance in Gaza War; Strategic Consequences & Messages

Strategic Council Online- Zionist regime could not stand longer than 12 days against the Axis of Resistance and Islamic Jihad in Gaza. Netanyahu who was dreaming of victory in the Gaza war and was trying to shorten the process to attain victory through prolongation of the war, had to accept a ceasefire due to the resistance of Palestinian groups. It is a major victory for the axis of resistance to the real sense of the word.
Barsam Mohammadi, International political analyst

Impacts of Zionist Regime’s Gaza Attacks on Its Domestic Policy

Strategic Council Online – An expert on the Zionist regime’s affairs said that the Zionist regime’s invasion of Gaza will cause the possibility of strengthening the rightism in this regime and added: Continuation of those conflicts will show economic and psychological consequences in the Israeli society and will force the regime to inevitably accept certain conditions of the other party and the ceasefire.

Factors Strengthening Position of Resistance among Regional Nations

Strategic Council Online – The recent speeches delivered by Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General of Hezbollah in Lebanon, and Sayyed Abdul Malik Badruddin al-Houthi, the leader of Yemen’s Ansarollah, once again drew attention to the importance of the issue of resistance.
Hassan Hanizadeh – expert on the Middle East affairs

US View of Middle East Threats

Strategic Council Online – An American affairs expert said: From the Americans’ point of view, Russia is expanding its military base in Syria and making efforts to establish military bases in Libya and Sudan. It is also expanding its influence from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, he said, adding that China is also moving westward, i.e. the Middle East region, by relying on economic initiatives such as the Silk Road and One Belt One Road initiative.

Reasons for Not Forming a Government in Lebanon

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on the Middle East affairs commenting on the reasons for Saad Hariri’s delay in forming the Lebanese government said: The Lebanese government has suffered from an internal crisis in recent years, especially after the 2018 elections; in this way, the governments that came to power could not form a cabinet or continue to work due to some issues such as internal protests or lack of internal political understanding.

Messages and outcomes of Hezbollah consultations in Russia

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of Russian studies, while referring to the outcomes of the consultations conducted by Lebanon’s Hezbollah in Moscow, said if players influential in resolving the crisis and controlling the domestic situation in Syria enhance once again their cooperation and interaction, this message will be sent to the United States and the Joe Biden administration that disrupting the order in the region would not be without costs for the United States.

A Review of Resistance Axis Record in 1399

Strategic Council Online – The Islamic Resistance in the region in 1399 (March 2020 – March 2021), , recorded significant growth and efficiency in terms of field capabilities despite global developments and increasing US intervention.
Hassan Hanizadeh – Middle East affairs expert