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Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
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Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
November 18, 2019

What is driving the sudden focus on ‘the flawed system’ in Lebanon is simply hard reality, Alastair Crooke writes.

Lebanon: Hariri Positioning Himself for a Comeback to Remove ‘New’ Hezbollah President?
November 8, 2019

The crisis now fermenting in Lebanon is not about taxes. But about personalities. Can Hariri save this tiny country from the abyss as Lebanese focus their minds on probably the most hated man in Lebanon?

Lebanon: Hariri Positioning Himself for a Comeback to Remove ‘New’ Hezbollah President?
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The ‘War’ for the Future of Middle East
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The ‘War’ for the Future of Middle East
November 4, 2019

The MidEast may pass through its crises but be aware that the there is no alternative meme is becoming reason for protestors ‘to burn the system down’

The Lebanese ‘Canary in the Mine’ Is Signalling Mid-East Trouble Ahead
November 1, 2019

Lebanon is ‘special’ in its own distinct way – but yes, it precisely is giving warning of a turbulence quietly incubating across the Middle East.

The Lebanese ‘Canary in the Mine’ Is Signalling Mid-East Trouble Ahead
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West Can’t Wash Its Hands of Lebanon’s Meltdown Now, Given That It Supported the Corrupt System for Decades
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West Can’t Wash Its Hands of Lebanon’s Meltdown Now, Given That It Supported the Corrupt System for Decades
October 24, 2019

In Lebanon, the situation is somewhat unique, dangerous yet exciting as well as this tiny country could adopt change, in ways that other Arab countries can’t. Not easily at least.

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
October 10, 2019

Apart from their ineffectiveness, the dark side of sanctions is what they do to third parties who get caught up in the conflict.

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
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World Press Freedom Day Is a Joke in the Middle East as the West Continues to Destroy Journalism There
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World Press Freedom Day Is a Joke in the Middle East as the West Continues to Destroy Journalism There
May 6, 2019

If you take the British and Canadian ambassadors farcical and shameful histrionics in Beirut and you can stop laughing for a moment, you see there on the stage the very diplomats who are doing their best to make sure real journalism can never take root in those countries.

Lebanon’s Anti-Graft Drive Is Entirely Fake as Political Groups Fight Hezbollah over the Scraps
March 30, 2019

Hezbollah’s anti-corruption drum beat is driven by US sanctions against Iran, forcing the Lebanese Shiite group to be more creative in how it extracts valuable dollars from the system.

Lebanon’s Anti-Graft Drive Is Entirely Fake as Political Groups Fight Hezbollah over the Scraps
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