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Lebanon: A failed state

The Lebanese state is in a miserable condition, plagued by several…
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New parliamentary bloc emerging in Lebanon

A new parliamentary bloc is emerging in Lebanon, positioning…
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How Block 9 could save the Lebanese economy

Lebanon’s long overdue decision, to drill for oil and gas…
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Attempt to ban Spielberg film raises liberals’ fears in Lebanon

Days before premiering in Beirut, Steven Spielberg’s new film…
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Syria, the Saudis and Hariri’s resignation U-turn

fter a gripping three-week absence, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri…
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The drums are beating for a third Lebanon war

Ever since its creation in the spring of 1948, the state of Israel…
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Hariri walks the tightrope again as Aoun’s prime minister

Since he entered Lebanon’s fractious politics after the assassination…
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Foe to Friend: The election of Michel Aoun as seen by Damascus

The election of Syria’s enemy-turned-ally General Michel Aoun…
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Iran invests in the Mahdi Army

Iran is looking for a new Hizbullah in Iraq and seems to have…
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Breaking the law by reading Ghassan Tweini

Back in the mid-1990s, when studying at the American University…