Protesters in Lebanon have plenty of reason to bemoan the autocratic response of the government — and its inability to deal with the economic crisis.
Lebanon’s peaceful revolution faces being crushed by Iran-backed Hezbollah terrified of a new Middle East politics.
For all of their original home country’s great history and culture, and the beauty of its landscapes, Lebanon remains a destiny of desire for emigrants, but no more.
Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.
The world is on notice: We are facing a looming humanitarian crisis.
In Syria, once again, rape is being used as a weapon of war. What can be done?
If the classic film Casablanca were made today, it would be set in Dubai.
Why are the parallels between Cairo today and Constantinople a century ago all too obvious and disturbing?
Is United Nations peacekeeping fading away as a result of budget cuts — or are we just settling into a new normal?
Could reaching an agreement on these disputed territories give the peace process the push it desperately needs?