Archive for the ‘Analysis’ Category

The Future Movement of Saad el Hariri has a great political consulting firm, which coined the term and humorously used by Sayed Nasrallah in a recent speech. A battle of creative campaigns in Lebanon are taking toll, this year being the most expensive and organized campaigns in Lebanon’s history; The Change & Reform block and the Future Movement have stood […]

I post this to the people who won’t be forwarded by this, since I am sure this is making more its viral among Jews, Christians and Islamophobes. [Watch First] Not sure what to make of it. The producers make it sound as if it’s bad. Who says how the world is now – is the proper […]

It is only a few weeks since Barack Obama’s arrival in the White House was hailed across the Arab world as a time of rare hope and promise. Expectations were always exaggerated – in part because of the sheer relief that the Bush years were finally over. Still, there have already been some memorable moments: the […]

The International Herald Tribune published an article about an hour ago, concerning the Government of Britain‘s stand on open talks with the ‘political wing’ of Hezbollah. We have reconsidered the position … in light of more positive developments within Lebanon,” Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell told a parliamentary committee. “For that reason we have explored […]

With the parliamentary elections on the doorstep and political alliances being forged and broken, the relaunching of MTV seems to be part of the general preparations for the elections. Lebanese media usually reflect the political and sectarian divisions in the country, and MTV will add one more Christian voice to the scene, alongside the competing […]

Last week, our government was looking into whether a natural gas find which Noble Energy said it discovered off Israel’s Mediterranean coast also fell under Lebanese waters. A charge Israel denied. A U.S.-Israeli exploration group said last week it had found large amounts of natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean that are expected to meet […]

Un bilan, en cartes et en chiffres, de la politique étrangère et de la présence américaine au Moyen-Orient. When George W. Bush openly declared his view of a New Middle East, I,  Jester, one of the main editors here at the inner circle, was for this view; And in 2004, I was for the re-election […]