The succession should have gone to Husayn’s son, grandson and so forth until the 12th of the line, the 12th Imam, Muhammad al-Mahdi, disappeared from mortal eyes as a child, and will one day return to fill the world with justice, rather as Christians await the return of Christ.
Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Iran these four states would be forced to increase their military cooperation as the battles intensified (just as the May 15th Prophecy have proclaimed) and that they would provide the only 'boots on the ground' in this fight.
Through the creation of sectarian and ethnic strife that could carve out pro-US buffers inside the ‘Resistance states’ and/or through the creation of a hostile ‘Sunni buffer’ to break this line from Iran to Palestine.
President George W. Bush immediately took on the task of destroying this Resistance Axis by attempting to neuter Iranian allies Hezbollah, Syria and Hamas and failed.
Iraq has displaced Vietnam in the national psyche of America with the repercussions of that war continuing to be felt, not just in Iraq but globally as well because of America's post-Iraq military wariness, it looks set to remain relevant for many years to come.
Even as the world is being buffeted by a geopolitical superstorm, with wars in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, Libya and elsewhere, the prime question for Republicans has been a historical hypothetical.
The American people, facing a $5 billion election in 2016, are hearing presidential candidates put forth the most pathetic apologetics, spin, and lies as they try to whitewash the whole thing.
Therefore it is wise to remember the important date on
Siniora’s government rescinded its orders, Hezbollah pulled its fighters off the streets, and leaders of the two factions headed to Qatar to negotiate under the Arab League’s auspices.
(the second of the 3 horns to be uprooted)
The early morning of May 9, 2008, the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah dispatched hundreds of heavily armed fighters to Beirut, and within twelve hours it had altered Lebanon’s political balance
Hezbollah’s quick success alarmed Saudi Arabia, which had poured tens of millions of dollars into funding Hariri’s political party and arming his allies in the Lebanese security forces.
After the Bush Administration invaded Iraq and ousted the Baathist regime (the 1st of the 3 horns) in 2003, both Iran and Saudi Arabia realized that there would be a power vacuum in Iraq, and they began jockeying to fill it Here I am, O Husayn