The changing culture of election campaigns in Lebanon

Even if independent candidates don’t win big on election day, they are already having an impact on Lebanese political culture. They have introduced new styles of campaigning that come as a sharp contrast to how politics is commonly practiced in Lebanon. While establishment politicians deploy …

Should elites be held responsible for their bodyguards?

The Daily Star reported today that a bodyguard associated with prominent banker Antoun Sehnaoui stabbed a man to death in a “road rage” incident. But with the victim stabbed some 15 times after being kicked around the street as seen in multiple cell phone videos, …