Diplomacy and governance is dying in Washington, London and Paris. In Lebanon, we were all late for the funeral.
Pro-democracy forces should worry about armies of judges and lawyers armed with nothing more than constitutional provisions and criminal codes stretched to the point of incredulity.
Syria is returning to normality, without forgetting which and how many countries have conspired and acted directly against the Syrians for over seven years.
How is getting rid of Trump supposed to be a return to “normal democracy” when that “normal democracy” is a myth, a fantasy belied by massive poverty, inequality and oppression?
By asserting a “force for good” mandate, Pompeo was actually telling all the autocratic regimes in the Middle East that they can do whatever they want as long as they hate Iran.
In reality, the ones who are in need of serious guidelines are the so-called medical professionals – in cahoots with the media industry and drug makers.
Hard Brexit, plus the Yellow Vests uniting across borders and EU parliamentary elections which bring a Euroskeptic to power spells complete doom for the EU.
Which is Trump’s biggest lie? Make your own choice, and it’ll be reasonable, because they’re all huge.