Ahmed Moustafa: Beyond the Scandal
Perhaps this title is inspired by an Egyptian film produced after the January 25 revolution titled “After the Storm.” The film posed the problem of “How to hold true officials accountable for corrupting Egypt”, which, as we have seen, has become impossible, because there are no provisions in the Egyptian laws that enable the people to hold accountable any wrongdoing official, such as one of the criteria for fighting corruption and social justice in Egyptian society.
The most important thing, what we have seen on the respected foreign and Arab television channels, the defeat of the so-called “Saudi-Emirati Alliance” is an evil defeat by the Yemeni army and its Popular Committees, “Houthi group”, in an operation called “Victory from Allah,” via-which they captured the members of three military brigades estimate of at least 2,000 soldiers and mercenaries in the Najran region and the destruction of Najran airport, as well as the seizure of many Canadian, American and French weapons have not yet been paid and under the cameras of TV channels.
Perhaps what we are seeing now and what is happening to Al-Saud, a revenge from God for what happened from them against other Arab countries, starting from Egypt in 1967, when they stood against to the leader Abdel Nasser and supported their American and Zionist allies, and they even dare to describe him as a disbeliever by the unanimity of the so-called Wahhabi sheikhs according to the letterhead of their official newspaper, Okaz, is mentioned.
Then what Al-Saud and Al-Zayed did in Iraq, as well as in Syria and Libya, and finally Yemen with the support of America, Britain and Israel – through their support for extremist currents financially and logistically to spread sedition, the fragmentation of national states as we see, and under the leaks of Wikileaks, Serbia 1 and 3, and leaks The UAE ambassador to Washington “Al-Otaiba”, which were all official emails of officials in the regimes of these countries and revealing and exposing what is happening in the region.
More seriously, they disregarded the so-called “deal of the century” in our occupied Palestinian territories for the benefit of the Zionist entity, and paying nearly $ 500 billion over several years, to ensure that they remain in their thrones in exchange for accepting that deal – and overlook the Judaization of Jerusalem, as well as what takes place everyday in Palestine, including and not limited to bloodshed, torture, exclusion and the seizure of the rights of Palestinians and their lands by force and without a strong Arab reaction.
I remember that at the beginning of the war in Yemen in 2015 – the Egyptian and international writer and strategic thinker, “Mohamed Hassanein Heikal” expected a catastrophic failure of this war, and he was asking the Saudis and Emiratis: What is the front that you are fighting? And the settlement of this issue will be carried out via fair and equitable dialogue between the parties, which solves the problems and not the armed conflicts, because it is enough in the region material and human losses and conflicts.
Unfortunately, they did not listen to him and accused him of the same stereotypes of their superficial media, that he is a Shiite, an ally of Iran, and even an enemy of them – and there is God, and here is the truth that shows the sincerity of Professor Heikal vision, may God have mercy on him, in this regard – but he wanted good and maintenance for blood and Arab money – and he was aware of what others don’t see.
I had been discussing with distinguished Lebanese TV presenter a month ago – about the status quo and who would win? Iran, Russia, China, or USA, Britain, and Saudi Arabia – and we concluded the following:
First: There are six countries currently working in the framework of the Iranian-American reconciliation, respectively (Oman – Qatar – Japan – Iraq – Jordan – and finally France).
Second: What is going on behind the scenes is America’s unbridled desire after its defeat in the region and the prevalence of Iran, Russia and China over them – the existence of an unseen bargain initiated by the Americans that Iran and their representatives to leave a share of the pie to America and its allies, and Americans gave them options (Iraq, thanks to Iraqi oil – Syria, Syria’s strategic location – or Yemen also for its strategic location and proximity to the Horn of Africa and important straits such as the Strait of Aden – to protect its interests and Israel in Africa and the Middle East).
But the actual reality imposes itself – the defeated cannot dictate its terms – and what the Iranians were demanding with Russian and Chinese support – to return to international legitimacy first and the nuclear agreement and lift sanctions on Iran – and then to see and it has become impossible, thanks to the support of this trio for these three countries (Iraq, Syria and Yemen) to get rid of the Zionist and American control.
Conditions in either America, or Britain, or Israel are very poor and serve the new trio – as of the issue of Trump’s use of the US State Department on personal affairs with Ukraine, a resounding political scandal, as well as next year’s presidential elections and a collapsing economic situation – Britain and a dark tunnel with conflicts over “Brexit”.
Israel has struggles for power between Blue White, who refused to form a unity government with Likud and Netanyahu. Fourth, Europe and the attempt to maintain the nuclear agreement and the attempt to separate from the American body and this is what “Mogherini” EU Official desires.
As for the US economic sanctions – I said earlier that China does not currently want to drop the dollar because it has US Treasury bonds worth $ 1.5 trillion and is seeking to recover them over the next ten years, but now when I find that the quartet “China – Russia – Iran – Turkey “has all started to use their own national currencies for trade or use the euro as an alternative to the dollar or barter.
Thus, the sanctions have become ineffective, as we saw earlier in the trilateral “Russia, Iran and Turkey at the last Ankara meeting – as well as recently at the Eurasian Economic Summit in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia and the meeting with leaders Putin and Rohani with the possibility of integration between this Eurasian region and the Chinese Silk Road initiative through the participation of China in large logistics projects in this project, especially the “Meridian Road” project, which will link Kazakhstan and Belarus via Russia, with a length of 1,200 km, which requires an estimated investment of about $ 12 billion, including logistics projects, large commercial complexes, hotels, roads and railways.
So Al Saud and Al Zayed should immediately withdraw from Yemeni territory, to stop bloodshed and money bleeding because they have not and will not achieve anything.
Al-Saud and Al-Zayed should hold an urgent summit with President Rohani and implement the latter’s proposal regarding the initiative to ensure the safety of the Gulf States, which he presented at the last session of the UN General Assembly.
Please be guided accordingly.
Director of Asia Center for Studies and Translation
A Member of the CODESRIA and Group of Strategic Vision
Russia and the Islamic world