The promises in the political rhetoric (of all the candidates) suppose a new political strategy, especially since about $8 trillion of the debt is held abroad, and most of it is the hands of nations deemed hostile or unfriendly to America.
After the liberation of Palmyra, maybe the regime will accuse the Islamic State group of being responsible for all the atrocities and crimes.
This U.S. position cannot be described as anything other than surprising and puzzling, and it sums up Washington’s blundering vision for our region observed over the last seven years.
This year, the American University of Beirut marks the 150th anniversary of its existence. I was a witness to the last third of its history in my high school days, before I moved to the English school, and then I came back to receive my bachelor's and master's degrees from it.
Those were the best days of my life. [Read more]
In the end, Iran signed an agreement with the “Great Satan,” with the “Smaller Devil” in convoy. The latter is entirely satisfied with the agreement despite everything that was published about the reactions of Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister, suggesting entirely otherwise.
Although the apocalypse is coming, Obama is deaf.
What we are currently watching is a battle between two men, each of whom believes that he will leave his name in the annals of history. There is Barack Obama, who has nothing left before him except to reach toward an agreement with Iran in order for history to remember him. Then there is Benjamin Netanyahu, or [Read more]