As an indication of just how dangerous and how off-track the "Arab Spring" pro-democracy movements throughout the region have become, a prominent Lebanese activist is urgently seeking asylum in Sweden following an attempt on his life.
Mostafa Geha was an outspoken Lebanese author who boldly opposed Syrian and Iranian intervention in his country and the machinations of violent Islamist groups during the 1970s and 1980s. He was mercilessly gunned down by pro-Syrian terrorists in 1992.
Mostafa Geha, Jr. has continued his father's work through the Lebanese Sovereignty Movement, and, if he is not granted protection in the West, may face a similar fate. More