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Lebanon Facing New Uncertainty as the Presidency Is Vacated
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Lebanon Facing New Uncertainty as the Presidency Is Vacated
October 29, 2022

The presidency of Lebanon’s Michel Aoun is coming to a close and politicians are anticipating a possible power vacuum if a decision cannot be made soon to fill the office.

Remembering the Sabra Shatila Massacre, Forty Years Later
September 3, 2022

By Dr. Swee ANG – Ellen SIEGEL Forty years ago, during the week of September 12, we were working in a Palestine Red Crescent Society facility, Gaza Hospital, in Sabra Shatila camp in West Beirut. As health care workers, we […]

Remembering the Sabra Shatila Massacre, Forty Years Later
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Time for Palestine to Claim Its Stolen Gas
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Time for Palestine to Claim Its Stolen Gas
July 23, 2022

It is evident that the resistance in Gaza views the gas crisis between Lebanon and Israel as an opportunity that must be exploited to demand legitimate Palestinian rights. The continuation of difficult living conditions in the Gaza Strip in particular, hostage to conditional Israeli facilities, is something worth sacrificing to change.

The Lebanese Canary in the Identity Coal Mine
August 4, 2021

Lebanese society is built upon identity politics, reflected in a government and constitution with explicit diversity mandates. The obsession with identity politics has crippled Lebanon since its inception, with the explosion that destroyed the port just the latest in a long list of tragedies its citizens have experienced.

The Lebanese Canary in the Identity Coal Mine
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Hariri Resigns in Lebanon Amidst New Political Wrangle Between Saudi Arabia and Hezbollah
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Hariri Resigns in Lebanon Amidst New Political Wrangle Between Saudi Arabia and Hezbollah
July 30, 2021

Hariri’s resignation should neither shock us or worry us. It is simply another move in the same game which has been played out since the early 90s.

Macron Is No T. E. Lawrence, but It Is Still the Arab World Which Can Save Him in Lebanon
November 1, 2020

An inferiority complex linked to Lebanon’s colonial past is responsible for Macron failing in Lebanon. But maybe his rant about Islam might fix that.

Macron Is No T. E. Lawrence, but It Is Still the Arab World Which Can Save Him in Lebanon
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Lebanon: Pearl on the New Silk Road or Zone of Dark Age Chaos
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Lebanon: Pearl on the New Silk Road or Zone of Dark Age Chaos
August 16, 2020

Matthew Ehret shares an insight which addresses a too-often-overlooked aspect of the role of Lebanon in the Great Game.

Lebanon Bomb Might Focus the Minds of Regional Powers to Why Lebanon Matters
August 10, 2020

The bomb which took 150 lives and wounded over 4000 was a product of 30-years corruption and embezzlement, which gathered momentum in recent years.

Lebanon Bomb Might Focus the Minds of Regional Powers to Why Lebanon Matters
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