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Occupiers of Glorious Capital Will Not Go Unpunished

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History repeats itself, and another empire awaits its eminent fall:

Occupiers of glorious capital will not go unpunished

By : Sameer Ahmed AnnozailiSAM_YTIBB@YAHOO.COMFaculty of Arts, Ibb University,Yemen.

“The capital has fallen.” said a man to the others who were at that small café in the city center of Sana’a. He said the sentence with all the sadness and frustration in the world. He was watching awful scenes on TV of the fall of the deeply-rooted Arab capital Baghdad. That capital, which was one day the heart of the Middle East and the beacon of sciences and arts, has indeed fallen to the American forces.Even though I watched the same scenes of the dramatic fall of Baghdad in that very café, I felt everlasting pain inside when I heard the man shouting that sentence. Never in my life have I felt so in pained, even when comparing to Israeli aggressions and occupation of Palestine.“It is the beginning to signal the fall of the whole Arab world!” another customer shouted in the café. It hurt me even further, as if I was stabbed with a poisonous dagger for the second time.What are those opinions? What are those men thinking about? Suppose that an Arab capital has fallen, but does this mean the fall of the whole Arab entity? It this possible?It may be true that these occupying forces are much more powerful in military might and technology, but events proved that they are the worst in courage and belief.History also taught us that force alone is never enough. Let’s have a look in history…The Roman Empire had a mammoth army.The Persians controlled half of the world one day.Napoleon Bonaparte ruled Egypt with his cannons.Great British ruled Aden for 128 years,USSR was, one day, one of the greatest forces in the world. But they all eventually fell and all their empires collapsed, routed out and defeated. I wonder: which country will be the next in line? said another customer in the café with emotions of sadness and frustration. I...


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