Israel’s outrageous actions have gone so far beyond its typical aggression that even the derelict Arab League has finally spoken, accusing the Jewish state of...
The clashes seen Friday around Arsal and the Lebanese-Syrian border are in no way a surprise.
The real tragedy in America’s decision to renege on its commitment to aid Syria’s moderate rebels lies in the fact that the move surprised no one.
At times of heightened political interest, naysayers, party puppets, ambitious politicians and some of the more subjective media search for controversy...
The Economist was right when it recently reported that Germany’s current-account surplus is too high.
Across the Middle East and North Africa, technology hubs are emerging.
There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity.
What did the CIA’s covert assistance program for Syrian rebels accomplish?
The voyage of the salary scale has finally come to an end.
The controversy about the presence of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, although not new, has suddenly taken on a life of its own, with some politicians and...
Governments have come and gone, but the salary scale saga has never gone away.
Traffic management is a science, one that Western nations have mastered for decades.
Suddenly and stealthily the headlines have moved on from the issue of refugees’ return to something equally incendiary – security around Arsal.
By nature the Lebanese are rarely consistent, except in their ability to acrobatically politicize every issue – from climate change, to rainfall, to the price...
The greed and opportunism of Lebanese politicians, tribal leaders and political parties knows no bounds.
The Lebanese are addicted to superlatives.
Sunday was V-Day for Iraq in Mosul, as PM Haider al-Abadi finally declared victory over Daesh (ISIS).
Yet Abadi’s declaration is premature, and not only...
At long last someone has decided to open the Pandora’s box of media in Lebanon.
The Lebanese Army’s sterling reputation, acquired over many years and in the face of numerous daunting challenges, is well deserved.
It’s no secret that some 1.5 million Syrians have taken refuge in Lebanon over the past six years – people forced from their devastated home by war and...
It could be said that the Lebanese are blessed with a never-ending diet of political vaudeville entertainment.
Since its very conception, the United States has trumpeted itself as a model in values, governance and freedom.
Little good news has emanated from Lebanon’s Palestinian camps in recent weeks, but the handover of a key terror suspect from Ain al-Hilweh to Lebanese...
The deadly suicide attacks against Lebanese Army patrols in Arsal Friday show that the country is in the crosshairs of the Daesh (ISIS) and Nusra Front...
Deputy premier and Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani has shown dynamism and responsible policies at his ministry toward the sick and hospitalized in the...
The whole country has been optimistic recently, thanks to the agreement reached in Baabda outlining the blueprint for development across the country.
While the region basked in Eid al-Fitr festivities, Baalbeck mourned as a young woman became the latest victim of celebratory gunfire.
For decades the U.S. has indulged – without success – in trying to find a solution to the intractable Israel-Palestine problem.
The presidency made absolutely certain the table Lebanese political leaders sat around Thursday was not round, so it wouldn’t echo gatherings of the past.