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Climate and the Culture of Fear

The report issued a few days ago by the international scientific body advising the United Nations on climate change brought nothing new, except for confirming what has been known for years: that the climate is changing faster than expected, and the impact will be multiplied should there be no prompt

Lebanon... Has Paris Become Part of the Crisis?

At a suspicious time at the internal and foreign levels, Paris shocked the Lebanese people again, after it had surprised them following the Beirut Port explosion, on Aug. 4, 2020. This calls for questioning France’s intentions in dealing with the Lebanese crisis.

Iran and the Changing of Course!

Is the leadership in Iran trying to change course or are we witnessing a new tactic? The signals coming from Tehran make both assumptions plausible.


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