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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...

Hacking the Saudi narrative, Lebanese style

Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer. I'm not a fan of quoting cliches, but in these Machiavellian times, few phrases seem to...

What exactly did the Iranian advisor tell Hariri?

"We praise Hariri, the government and the people for the recent victories in the face of terrorist forces." Today this quote may sound like...

Above the law: Top 20 illegal election posters

An order from the Beirut governor to enforce laws banning campaign posters in public spaces seems to have fallen on deaf ears.  In fact, it's...

Tripoli residents: ‘It’s poverty, stupid’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrAfmZfsKZw#t=178 Local channel LBC ran this brilliant five minute interview with an unidentified man on the street in Tripoli. His language and delivery is powerful...

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