- Lebanese Huda Al-Husseini wrote in Al-Sarq Al-Awsat: "Lebanon has been taken hostage by Hizbollah, Syria and Iran and Islam itself has almost become a hostage to Iran's aspirations."
- Egyptian Hazem Abd Al-Rahman wrote in Al-Ahram: "All Iran wants is to extend its hegemony over the eastern Arab countries, and it is trying to use Hizbollah as a Trojan horse to achieve his aim."
The Sunni countries are anxious to contain Iran.But as I'm sure Prof. Bing is aware, Mr Fisk is never one to tell all the relevant facts, not when cherrypicking them gives him a better story. Read Prof Bing's whole piece in the Herald here.It is ironic that Israel is playing a role on the side of the moderate Sunni states in this new power play in the Middle East.The least Mr Fisk could do is to let readers know about the thinking of the Sunni Arab press.
LINK: Dov Bing: Coup fear creates new allies - NZ Herald [Hat tip Whale Oil]
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