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Elias Harfoush

Elias Harfoush

Lebanese writer and journalist

Writer Articles

Trump’s Shadow Looms over Biden’s Presidency

Normally, US presidents become history once their terms have expired.

Israeli Generals and Making Peace

“The generals in the army, who have seen and experienced the horrors of war, are the ones who want p

Biden Corrects Obama’s Mistake

The question of how Joe Biden will deal with Iran once he is sworn into office on January 20 has loo

Trump Is Gone but 'Trumpism' Is Here to Stay

Donald Trump’s term wasn’t expected to end in typical fashion, like all other presidential terms end

Electing the President of the ‘Global Village’

Every citizen in the “Global Village” feels he or she has the right to a vote in the US presidential

Will Drawing Border Demarcation Put an End to the Resistance Charade?

Let us imagine for a moment that another Lebanese official, other than Speaker Nabih Berri, who is n

Despair and Anger in the City’s Skies

Beirut does not deserve the disaster that hit it.

When Will Lebanon Take Back the South?

The Lebanese government was the last to know about what happened in South Lebanon on Monday.

Identities that Kill Lebanon’s Neutrality

Recent talks about Lebanon’s neutrality are not new, nor are they alien to the calls that many polit

'Caesar' and Bashar’s Delusions of Victory

Erroneous policies have a price that the people usually pay, especially when they are unfortunate en

Lebanon’s Reaching out to the IMF

The Lebanese cannot be blamed if they feel that they have been receiving blows and disasters from al

Returning From Space to a Different Planet

What would the earth look like from above right now, from a spaceship or another planet, for example

Communicating in the Time of No Communication

I am one out of millions quarantined in their rooms because of the coronavirus attack on the human r

The Global Village and the War on the Coronavirus

After becoming a threat to the entire world, as the World Health Organization says, the coronavirus

A Suicidal Task for a Normal Government

Prime Minister Hassan Diab’s task seems just like trying to salvage a drowning person from the botto


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