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Mohammad I. Aslam
Stories written by Mohammad I. Aslam
Mohammad I. Aslam is a doctoral candidate in the Political Science at King’s College London and an independent politico-security analyst specializing in all forms of irregular and clandestine warfare. He's also a former editor at the Montréal review Journal. Contact him at m.aslam@freenet.de

Domestic Drones: Plugging the Last Remaining Loophole In a World of Mass Surveillance

Domestic Drones: Plugging the Last Remaining Loophole In a World of Mass Surveillance

The contemporary proliferation of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) by the USand UK law enforcement agencies has been an inevitable reality for quite some time. After all, postulations regarding the increasingly…

The Killing of Hezbollah’s Al-Lakkis: A View to a Vengeance

Hezbollah’s history of retaliatory measures, in particular during times of intensive pressure, alludes to the movement desiring to make the avenging of a Hassan Al-Lakkis a spectacularly deadly one.…

Lebanon: ‘Spying’ on the Party of God

Lebanon: ‘Spying’ on the Party of God

Israel has feverishly pursued intelligence gathering on Hezbollah since its inception, but the 'Party of God' is pushing back.…

On ‘Fortress Hezbollah’

On ‘Fortress Hezbollah’

Despite the car bomb phobia gripping the country, the aftermath of Hezbollah’s measures are still rife with accusations of what some perceive as their heavy-handedness.…

The Rouweiss Bombing in Beirut: A Rear-View Mirror

The Rouweiss Bombing in Beirut: A Rear-View Mirror

Prevailing attitudes beg serious questions about the supposedly neutral principles and values on which the mainstream media operates.…

Dahiyeh: Diaries from a Tense Suburb

Dahiyeh: Diaries from a Tense Suburb

The residents of Dahiyeh have a binary option in the face of the newfound threat, become passive or resist. …

Arab World: The Counter-Revolutions Commence

The unforeseen events in Egypt over the last week need to be a wake-up call.…

Hezbollah: An Ensnaring Road Ahead

Hezbollah: An Ensnaring Road Ahead

The movement finds itself almost enveloped by litany of enemies, local and afar, who use the pretext of the conflict in Syria with an unlimited supply of money and weapons,…

Hezbollah: Countering Takfiri Designs

Hezbollah: Countering Takfiri Designs

Hezbollah is certainly in a dangerous situation.…

Hezbollah’s Syrian Equation

Hezbollah’s Syrian Equation

It’s perhaps just a case of terrible inertia on the part of those gunning for a now Jihadist-driven rebel victory over the incumbent regime in Syria. …

Hezbollah: Subaqueous Endeavors

Hezbollah: Subaqueous Endeavors

The simmering potential for another round of deadly battles between Israel and Lebanon’s powerful Islamic resistance movement, Hezbollah, has never quite faded away – despite a devastating war in 2006.…

Covert Wars: Hezbollah’s Outsmarting of the CIA

Covert Wars: Hezbollah’s Outsmarting of the CIA

If the most important instruction of a clandestine intelligence organization is to remain anonymous, at least in terms of operational practice, then Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement recently had a field day…

Arab League: The Argot of Feud Diplomacy

It is very difficult to discern when, if you are feuding, you actually relinquish friendship.  That is, if you actually can.  The 22-member Arab League, which was created in 1945[1]in…

Jordan’s Mukhabarat: Inside the Snakepit

There is an old saying in the Arab world: An individual must be very naïve if he believes in the concept of ‘voluntary admissions’ by political prisoners—admissions which are extracted…