Reports that the Lebanese Forces might endorse Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun as president have shaken an anxious March 14.
Whatever happens to Sleiman Franjieh’s presidential fortunes, the Maronite political leadership should not embarrass itself.
Needless to say, Saad Hariri’s decision to open channels to Sleiman Franjieh over the presidency has caused disarray in the ranks of Maronite politicians.
Before long we will begin to see how the nuclear deal with Iran affects the situation in Lebanon.
The deadline for submitting candidacies for parliamentary elections, scheduled for November, expired Tuesday at midnight.