Academia For the Elite: Can We Really Afford Education?

The crisis is two-fold.

Capharnaüm: The Limits of Liberal Thought

Without showing what constitutes poverty — a socio-economic necessity within an unfair economic model — the end result is a problematic and flawed depiction.

John McCain: Why are Democrats simpering over a corrupt war criminal?

At every turn, he vigorously opposed progress and human rights. Why would the Democrats praise someone who fought against the very principles they stand for?

Stepping Up Surveillance in a World of Uncertainties: Intelligence to Preserve Liberties

The fear that these capabilities may lead to the detention of law-abiding citizens is quite acute and more amplified in the Middle East than the case in Europe or the United States.

The Role of Middle Eastern States: Elites, Interests and Policies

This international move to encourage countries to privatize what were once state-owned industries, or at least decrease their investment in such sectors, clearly impacted the livelihoods of thousands of middle class individuals in countries like Lebanon and Egypt.

Dear International Community, Spare Us your Hypocrisy

Since its establishment, Israel has continued, with impunity, to violate the most basic principles of international law and human rights, suggesting that, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, the sovereign equality of all nations remains nothing more than a beautifully phrased slogan that is void of practical meaning.

Civil War Beirut: The youth needs to know more

The history that is being taught to those students seems to stop in 1943, the year that Lebanon gained its independence from the French Mandate

Lebanon’s Parliamentary Elections: Sectarian Cartel’s Grip On Power Enshrined

Many independent or so-called “civil society” lists had high expectations that the new proportional law could help them get some seats.

Civil Society is not unquestionable

What guarantees do Lebanese voters have that these candidates will still be unified after the elections?

Lebanon’s outlook with Cedre-Paris 4

Lebanon could face serious fiscal deterioration as a result of having access to Cedre pledges and other loans under the umbrella of the Global Concessionary Financing Facility (GCFF)