File - Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk meets with Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian at Dar al-Fatwa on Nov. 6, 2017. (The Daily Star/ Dalati Nohra)
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The picture is gradually growing clearer, and it has become quite evident that March 8 and its sponsors have an ample supply of rabbits in their hats ready to be laid on Lebanon's political table whether to thwart, foil, procrastinate, pressure or in many cases to force decisions to be reconsidered.For those people unable to see the forest for the trees, this insistence on a portfolio for Sunni lawmakers outside Future is just one facet of a much wider attempt to chip away stealthily and steadily at the whole system of governance that has been built on the Taif agreement, whose annulment March 8 has been pursuing collectively and individually for the past 25 years.
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