Trump’s worldview promises low-cost military success. The blasting apart of civilian lives in Iraq says otherwise.
What kind of damage will the combination of young men and absolute power do this time around?
A century later, and after several civil wars and invasions, not much has changed in how different Lebanese communities invent and reinvent their national identities.
The regional hostile post-referendum moves may seem to leave the Kurds with little reason for optimism, but in Kurdistan, resistance never comes as a surprise.
It is hard to ignore the level of xenophobia and violence, verbal and physical, that exists today in Lebanon.
It is community engagements and mediation that can pave the way for peaceful settlement of Israel-Palestine conflict, and not subjective political commentaries.
Hizbollah’s proven armed capability in Syria, Israel’s perceived political defeat in 2006, coupled with a possible US and Saudi green light, may make confrontation inevitable.