Tag Archives: Sunni

BASSEM ALY: SALAFISTS ARE LUCKY

“Post-Arab Spring societies will not easily sacrifice the interrelation between religion and politics inside their minds”  Islamists in Egypt and Tunisia went from prison to ruling headquarters after the Arab Spring. The ouster of Ben Ali and Mubarak’s autocratic regimes, … Continue reading

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THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR: ESCALATION? INTERVENTION ?

  The chances of a negotiated solution for the civil war in Syria are smaller than ever. A
further escalation of violence is to be expected, though not all scenarios suggest an extended war of attrition. For the time being, no … Continue reading

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The Spreading of Salafism and the Future of the Islamic Thoughts

  Turkish Intelligence Analysis Report   We can not think as separate issues the Salafies attacks to Sofi’s graves and madrasahes in Libya and the Syria issue. This is because, Syria issue begun to be perceived as a Sunni – … Continue reading

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Syrian Civil War Spillover, In Iraq, To Be Much Worse Than In Lebanon

  Intelligence Analysis Report Many Western journalists are based in Lebanon, few in Iraq. This explains why relatively small events in Lebanon get dramatic reporting and much larger increases of violence in Iraq, are largely overlooked or elicit little concern. … Continue reading

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Iraq-Syria Border: The Next Durand Line?

Intelligence Analysis Report Deteriorating stability in both Syria and Iraq suggests that the Middle East might be skidding dangerously close to the precipice of a widespread sectarian conflict. The worsening situation in Syria will be measured in years, not months. … Continue reading

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List of Terror Attacks For the Past 30 Days

Date Country City Killed Injured Description 2012.09.26 Pakistan Quetta 1 0 A Shiite professional is brutally gunned down outside his office by devout Sunnis 2012.09.26 Syria Barzeh 16 0 Six women and three children are among sixteen Sunni civilians pulled … Continue reading

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Egyp’ts Shiites

Egyp’ts Shiites Intelligence Report While some 90 percent of Egyptians are Sunni Muslims, the number of Shia in Egypt has been estimated at up to 2.2 million, including “Twelvers” and Ismailis. A Shiite dynasty,  the Fatimids, conquered Egypt in 969 … Continue reading

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The New Middle …

    The New Middle East   Intelligence Report   The dismantling of Syria and the violence ensuing during the civil war will completely tear apart the neighboring countries, and this is how the map will look:   An Alawite … Continue reading

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Sunni Muslim ‘…

Sunni Muslim ‘Extremists’ Committed 70% of Terrorist Murders in 2011 Sunni Muslim terrorists committed “about 70 percent” of the 12,533 terrorist murders in the world last year, according to a report by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). The information comes … Continue reading

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