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Lebanon: Pearl on the New Silk Road or Zone of Dark Age Chaos
Security
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
World
Neoliberalism and the Beirut Explosion
World
Neoliberalism and the Beirut Explosion
August 10, 2020

The Aug. 5 explosion was the coup de grâce, a sign that the damage was irreparable. Beirut was truly and completely broken.

Beirut Devastated: The New Paradigm May Be Explosive
August 9, 2020

Was this a bold ‘false flag’ initiative to upturn the strategic status quo in order to destroy Hizbullah’s strategic place in the region?

Beirut Devastated: The New Paradigm May Be Explosive
World
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IMF Talks Collapse in Lebanon. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing as the Last Thing Lebanon Needs Right Now Is Money
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IMF Talks Collapse in Lebanon. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing as the Last Thing Lebanon Needs Right Now Is Money
July 27, 2020

Talks between IMF officials and politicians broke down recently when it transpired that the latter wanted a ‘brown envelope’ in any aid deal. Don’t blame the politicians though.

The Middle East – The Betrayal by the Elites
March 2, 2020

The élite’s betrayal is represented by the extent to which institutions have been undermined, in order to cement élite hold on power

The Middle East – The Betrayal by the Elites
Society
Trump’s Vanished ‘Liberal Middles’
World
Trump’s Vanished ‘Liberal Middles’
February 17, 2020

Don’t the Americans understand the implications of creating a desperate, unemployed and radicalised constituency across the entire Middle East?

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.

Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
World
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