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A Sad End to France’s Lebanese Adventure

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian did not let down those who had expected his short “warning” visit to Lebanon to end the way it did.

What is Happening in the Region: Precious Opportunities Might Not Recur !

As usual, Saudi Arabia has been at the heart of developments, a hub for diplomatic efforts through which regional priorities are determined and contentious issues are resolved. This is the atmosphere currently, and what an atmosphere it is!

It’s 2021. Do You Know Where Your Cyber Weaknesses Are?

Perhaps the most shocking thing about the recent cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline Co. was that it could have been so much worse.