Yossef Bodansky

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Bin Laden successor Saif al Adel: U.S.-trained Egyptian colonel and formulator, in Iran, of long-term jihad strategy

Bin Laden successor Saif al Adel: U.S.-trained Egyptian colonel and formulator, in Iran, of long-term jihad strategy

By Yossef Bodansky, Global Information System Around May 15, jihadist circles reported that Saif al-Adel (Sword of Justice) had been appointed caretaker leader of Al Qaida until a successor for Osama bin Laden was selected and nominated by the bin Laden shura. Ayman al-Zawahiri remained the spiritual guide who would monitor international contacts of the […]

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Crisis in Lebanon: Coup by Hizbullah looms over impending indictments by assassination tribunal

Crisis in Lebanon: Coup by Hizbullah looms over impending indictments by assassination tribunal

By Yossef Bodansky, Global Information System Lebanon is on the verge of take-over by the Hizbullah and its allies. Riyadh is keeping Lebanon’s Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, in Saudi Arabia, pressuring him to deliver a “compromise” which would accept this “inevitability” without an overt show of force by the Hizbullah which could escalate to a […]