The Arab world is swelling with big events. In Liby the situation is not yet stable, and the major dispute is over sharing the booties after 40 years of deprivation.
Building a strong Libya is not in the minds of many of the leaderships, for everyone wants a Libya that he believes will achieve his goals. In Egypt the labor is still spiraling between the military, the Islamic parties and the remnants of the deposed regime.
Syria is swimming in a pool of blood and treads on hills of the bodies of those who had been killed by Bashar al-Asaad's thugs. Despite the relative stability in Tunisia, however fire is still under the ashes. The liberals, the Islamists and the Francophone are fighting for pulling the land from under the feet of each other, which is not for the good of Tunisia. Bahrain is also looking for salvation from its plight.
All the Arab countries which I had mentioned need to stop to deliberate its situations and deal with their diseases, through thought and pen, and those in charge of them may listen to a view, of someone away from them, who only looks forward to the honor of the human being and the dignity of man.
The situation in Yemen attracts me and its news
spark fire in my ears. More than thirty million Yemenis had not before experience the winds of freedom and stability. They did not experience peaceful difference among them. The concern of some of their leaders, and I here single out Ali Abdullah, had not been to build and honorable state. It is true that he started as a sincere nationalist and then he deviated into nepotism and favoring his relatives and aides on the expense of the interests of the state.
Yemen is a wealthy country with its agricultural, tourist, strategic location, fishery and petrol.
In fact it is wealthier than most of the Arab oil countries in terms of its multi economic resources which Saleh had hired as a furnished hotel suit to the western and some Arab countries' intelligence, whom he asks their help against his opponents under pretexts of terrorism.
I often repeat that the GCC didn't deal with the Yemeni issue when Ali Abdullah Saleh was overthrown as a long term strategic vision, but as a temporary security issue.
It gave Saleh and his aides a legal immunity despite what they had done with the Yemeni people. Moreover they gave him 50 percent of the executive power and kept his security leadership (the president's sons) in their positions, making it difficult for the one who succeeds him to undertake any significant changes for building a strong unified state.
President Hadi took office while Yemen was in a deplorable state. There are armed and unarmed conflicts everywhere. On the other hand there are the 50 percent of the executive power which is imposed by the GCC as well as the refusal of the military leaders (the sons of the former president,) to carry out his instructions and directions.
The greatest mistake of the GCC initiative is that they did not freeze the assets of the former President and his family and the wealth of the leaders of his party, which created of them a financial power, that is able to drag the country into war, and paralyze the new regime (Abdu Rabo Mansur Hadi,) preventing it from undertaking the country's administration and interests.
The Americans deal with us across their spies and Arab agents who seek only their interests and not the interests of their Arab and Islamic nation, using al-Qaeda as a scarecrow. The American writer, Bernard Hegel says "what aggravates the situation in Yemen is the attitude of the American policy towards Yemen, which focuses exclusively on al-Qaeda and the security scare that it imposes
, in terms of looking for the reasons of its rise and spread in Yemen so as to resolve it, and end its role there. "
Dr. Abdul-Azia Bin Sagr (Gulf Research Center,) says, " the solutions introduced by the Saudi are to encourage Yemen to enter into confrontation and to direct a strike to al-Qaeda.
We affirmed many times that the security solutions to any political opposition are not helpful. I hoped that the think tanks and writers should encourage the governments to find peaceful solutions to the demands of all political movements, so as to find solutions away from violence, because violence creates more damaging and harmful reactions.
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In my opinion, if the GCC want stability in Yemen, they should first drain the internal and external resources of the former regime, and seize their wealth so that it would not be used in destabilizing the new regime. It should also dismiss their military and security leaders and speed up the development process in a tangible manner to the people. Al-Qaeda role will be ended by lifting the foreign hands from the Yemeni internal affairs, speeding up development and ending the roles of the senior, corrupt, bribee tribal leaderships.