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The Type of Sex Scandal Your Lebanese TV Newscast Won’t Tell You About.

As usual, our Lebanese TV newscasts are full of inanities, covering superfluous visits, meaningless receptions, and prefabricated statements. All in all, the same vocabulary, the same accusations… the same story. But here’s an interesting new one that French, US, and … Continue reading

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“Keep Calm”: Lebanese Version.

R.I.P. Wissam el-Hassan    

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The Distaste for Federalism in Lebanon.

Don’t hang out with a writer. One day, he will write about you. I had a brief encounter today with the adviser of the Prime Minister during the condolences of a Greek-Catholic bishop. He happened to sit next to me … Continue reading

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Nationalism 101.

My offensive language towards the ideology of nationalism in previous posts deserves, I think, a short explanation. Sometimes, established ideas in academia radically differ from pervading beliefs. To begin with, I am of those who believe that nationalism is an … Continue reading

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