Political debate is no longer held exclusively between major parties and instead debate now rages within parties
The disappointment – and apparent sense of hopelessness – was reflected by low voter turnout
No one in Lebanon “owns” the historical day of March 14. It is neither the property of parties competing over it, nor an occasion to hold ...
The memory of that day a decade ago still conjures up images of elation
This week we mark the creation of the March 14 coalition in Lebanon
Such affairs are subject to whims, benefits and personal, family and partisan interests
The political reality in the region has acquired a veneer of defeatism and impotence in the face of clear plots being hatched
The political situation in Lebanon is like a long tunnel and we don’t know when we’ll exit it and what price we’ll pay
Parliament must choose a successor to President Michel Suleiman
The Lebanese people are still in the dark as to who the next president will be
The cabinet, no matter how new or old, must protect citizens and help them restore confidence in the country’s institutions
While the new cabinet doesn’t promise a big agenda, it gives Lebanon a chance to take a step forward
The Hezbollah-led March 8 coalition and the Future Movement held late-night talks over the disputed interior ministry portfolio
Making concessions is necessary for Lebanon's interest, not just for the interest of the two parties in dispute
Hariri has been attending the trial in the Netherlands of four of its members charged with his father’s killing
Is the tribunal for Rafiq Hariri’s assasination an “illegitimate” body, or is it a “moment of truth and justice?”
Nine years after the assassination of former PM Rafiq Hariri, the hearing has been overshadowed by three lurking issues
During the first few days of 2014, I looked back on 2013 with anger. The New Year began with a bang and a few painful ironies
Shiite militant group Hezbollah had previously proposed the formation of a national unity government
At the first glance it seems ludicrous to be comparing the legislative body of the world’s number one political and economic power, with that of ...
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