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Eyad Abu Shakra

Eyad Abu Shakra

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How Does Tehran Think as the World Deals With Covid-19?

If we are to rely on foreign reporters’ accounts on Covid-19, the general trend in the US, Western E

A Beacon of Light Threatened by Politics of Darkness, Corruption and COVID-19

We are familiar with the famous maxim “it is better to light a candle than curse darkness”; but what

Lebanon and Syria: One Occupation in Two Countries

Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia, has delivered a speech, his

Lebanon: When Corruption Discovers the Virtues of Justice

Among the most interesting landmarks in the life of any country, whose people delude themselves that

Who is Fiddling with Whom: Us or COVID-19?

As COVID-19 pandemic threatens the whole world, unrelated confrontations are being waged with scant

A New Page in the History of the UK Labor Party

A few days ago, the British Labor Party elected a new leader, ending the reign of the leftist populi

Covid-19 and the Conspiracy Theorists

Even conspiracy theories need to be partly built on facts in order to be plausible enough to market.

What Concepts Are We to Expect in Post-COVID-19 Era?

House-bound, a group of friends including me, have turned to Skype as an alternative means of commun

COVID-2019 and the Challenges of Investing in People

A friend of mine sent me a video of a lecture given a couple of years ago by Bill Gates, the founder

Awareness and Responsibility in the Face of Covid-19

It is interesting that the World Health Organization (WHO) is still hesitant about labeling Covid-19

What Does Saad al-Hariri’s Political Shift Mean?

It was truly dramatic how Lebanon’s ex-Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced the ‘end of the road’

The Future of Syria: We Talk, While Others Think

Late last month the INSS (Institute for National Security Studies), which is a research institute af

Trump’s Initiative is a Bet on Palestinian Despair

Doubt was the hallmark of most views and comments expressed in the US, Europe and even Israel, on Pr

Iraq and Lebanon Are in the same Boat

I am not absolutely sure how much the Iranian regime is suffering under the increasingly efficient U

Downing of Ukrainian Airliner Further Exposes Iran’s Political Nature

For many, the downing of the Ukrainian airliner shortly after taking off from Tehran tells more abou


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