West Asia building up to a Turkey-Egypt catastrophe in Libya

As I settled down to write on Libya, the information ticker opened up the whole West Asian vista.

IAF pilots flying the 1st batch of Rafales from that Dassault Airline Ability in France had barely settled down to relax in the UAE’s Al Dhafra airbase.

where they have been breaking journey when they identified themselves exposed to what they feared might be a fatal danger.

They scrambled for cover because an Iranian missile landed close by. They should have heaved a sigh of relief when it has been well-established.

without the shadow of a question, that neither they nor the UAE, have been within the Iranian firing line. Iranians, inventive as the Achaemenids have always being.

have been shooting missiles in a prototype of a US airplane carrier Nimitz they’d floated within the Strait of Hormuz.

The choreography of the exercises caused alarm in UAE, Kuwait, & Bahrain where the US fifth Fleet is docked.

The spokeswoman for the US fifth fleet, Commander Rebecca Rebarich has been furious.

“The US Navy implements defensive exercises with our partners fostering maritime security in help of freedom of navigation,” she stated, adding: “Where as Iran implements objectionable exercises attempting to intimidate & coerce.”

From that Iranian side, Commander of the Domestic Guards, Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami has been brazen: “What has been shown today in these exercises.

in the level of aerospace & Naval Enforces, has been all objectionable.”

This exchange is representative of the mood within the overall area. There hasn’t being a day free of tension within the area for decades however for this narrative let’s discuss Jul 20 as the cut-off when Israeli airplane fatally targetted a Hezbullah Commander.

Ali Kamel Mohsen. Promptly had come the Hezbullah reaction: Zionists must be prepared for a suitable retaliation.

Just as the cauldron has been simmering, had come the startling disclosure by Hamas political leader, Ismail Haniyah.

He informed, Qatari news paper Al Lusail that main powers had offered $15 billion in aid for Gaza “given Hamas gave up armed struggle & laid down arms”.

The offer has been refused.

Facing convulsions in Israel & a possible alter of heart on the problem in Washington(WA).

the project of inundating the West Bank with settlements has gone into limbo.

Occasionally Benjamin Netanyahu shows his own oats in neighboring Syria due to Israeli paranoia regarding the Iraqi-Syrian road having being opened.

This imparts Tehran a direct land route to Lebanon via Iraq & Syria, making deep anxieties in Israel regarding advanced Iranian weapons being ferried to Syria & arch-enemy, Hezbullah.

As of now & again Israel panics into an aerial bombardment of some of the such transaction.

Not only is Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon road link (connection) a menace, the Hezbullah, Hashd al Shaabi in Iraq, & the Houthis in Yemen.

the pro-Iranian arc, are persistently menacing the Saudis & Israel.

In these choppy waters, Jordanian PM, Omar Razzaz tosses a boulder: he made the startling suggestion that a single Israeli-Palestinian state would be acceptable to Jordan given “equal rights have been given to both citizens”.

This has been a new beyond recognition in an region where a two-state resolution was the mantra for 3 decades. Not only is the imagined absurd in itself.

it blissfully overlooks the “Jewish nation-state law” moved by this Knesset. The law states that all occupied Palestinian territories belong exclusively to the Jewish citizens.

It’s politically impolite to say so in Amman, however the only Palestinian state that the Right-wing Israelis going to ever concede happens to be Jordan.

Over this varied & disturbing mosaic, the impending Egypt-Turkey confrontation in Libya portends a local catastrophe. Before I distribute this catastrophe with you.

let me seek your indulgence just for 1 paragraph to distribute my bewilderment, naively maybe, on an problem, I acquainted myself with throughout my 1st check to Libya in 1986 when President Reagan instructed the bombing of Benghazi & Tripoli in that Qaddafi’s baby daughter has been died.

In my discussion with him in those tense circumstances, he never forgot to reference his own pet project — Nice Person-Made River.

the globe’s highest network of pipes, covering a gap of 2,820 kilometres, pumping water from that Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System.

Qaddafi named it the 8th Wonder of the globe.

Throughout previous activities, NATO bombed a key section of the pipelines. It’s universally agreed that this miraculous source of pure, underground water.

its cost barely 10 percent of desalination projects, that going to last anywhere between a 1,000 to 100 yrs.

in a area where water security is projected to be a severe issue within the future — why is there no reference of this project in a country being looted by main powers? Is it happening so stealthily?

As of now to the Turkish-Egyptian confrontation apartment up in Libya: it’ll be like the clashing of the Cymbals, the crescendo in a Wagner symphony.

When Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, has been toppled by US-Israeli machinations in 2013 & the afterwards Saudi Arabia Crown Prince changed up in Cairo with an offer of $8 billion to support Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ascend the Egyptian throne.

what has been the Saudi Arabia motivation? Remember Juhayman al Otaybi & his own 400-500 supporters had occupied the Mecca mosque in 1979, virtually the same mo as when the Ayatollahs ousted the Shah of Iran.

This internal rebellion by an severe variety of the Brothers is what Saudis fear over Iranian Shiaism.

Sisi is Hosni Mubarak II reincarnated to keep the Brothers under his own heel. To Israel’s chagrin, the Brothers are a strong influence on Hamas, whose links with Qatar are secure.

Qatar, meantime, relies on the Turkish troops. Circular the linkages?

Tayyip Erdogan who restarted “Namaz” in Hagia Sophia, has come out, all guns blazing as an unabashed Brother. His own clash with Sisi, the oppressor (or) Brothers in Egypt, going to cut the field from under Sisi’s ft

. That clash has to be avoided by enforces that, alas, are these days preoccupied with problems of their own survival.