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Nasrallah: I screwed up

Nasrallah: I screwed up

28 Aug, '06124 Comments

One facet of a leader in any stream of life is the capability of foretelling what an action or inaction could produce to a reasonable degree of certainty. Another is the capability of weighing risks to rewards. Nasrallah, by his own admission last night on the Lebanese NewTV, and as I have written before, has […]

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33 days

33 days

15 Aug, '0671 Comments

Okay, 1701 has been adopted. Fragile as it is, it is still generally holding, even with Hizballah and Israel exchanging fire again this morning (Hizballah has been reported to have fired up to 10 Katyusha rockets at Israeli positions within Southern Lebanon) and as people in their thousands have started the re-migration back to what […]

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Vlog #26: 12 hours in Beirut

13 Aug, '0617 Comments

One of my greatest regrets is that I didn’t have the chance to spend any time in Lebanon, Beirut specifically. The only time I had was a couple of months ago. I flew there on the 14th of June to attend an IREX meeting, unfortunately personal tragedy struck and I had to fly back home […]

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Shame on you!

Shame on you!

13 Aug, '0626 Comments

It has been a long standing tradition in Bahrain, as is the case with the rest of the Gulf specifically, that whenever there is an occasion, whatever the occasion, big business and government agencies take out substantial and costly adverts in all the national papers lauding a personality, extending greetings or congratulating a royal personality. […]

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Are we there yet?

12 Aug, '0685 Comments

Doesn’t look like it, as Israel continues its hostile actions. We hope though that they, Hizballah and the Lebanese will stop and respect 1701. Time to rebuild Lebanon should start immediately in parallel to helping people to go back to their cities, towns and villages. It is time to work peacefully at ensuring the cause […]

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