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Eyad Abu Shakra

Eyad Abu Shakra

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America and the Challenge of Post-Trump ‘Trumpism’

In the last couple of days, the concept of ‘state institutions’ won a major battle against demagogue

No New Cabinet in Lebanon Before the Taif Accords Are Killed off

French President Emmanuel Macron’s testing positive for Covid-19 came as a sad but helpful opportuni

What to Expect from the Biden Administration

It may be fair to say that even US President-Elect Joe Biden himself is not absolutely sure about th

We, Iran, and the Transitional Period in Washington

Looking at how the situation is unfolding in the US, we must not expect a smooth transfer of power f

Lebanon’s 77 Years of a Nominal Independence

The 77th anniversary of Lebanon’s independence could not come at a worse time for the country.

Towards a New Arab-American Era Based on Common Interests

International relations are based on interests, not liking or disliking one another; with stability

Time Has Come for Senior Republicans to Save America’s Principles and Stature

What we have seen in the November 3rd US Elections, is exciting but by no way surprising.

From America to Lebanon, Coexistence and Acceptance of Others is a Common Problem

Very beautiful was the speech delivered by Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, after leadi

Is Hariri Returning to the Premiership of Lebanon?

A couple of days ago, against the background of devastation, political vacuum, and crippling economi

A Tripartite Arrangement in Lebanon under Iranian Conditions

I am not sure about the percentage of those who were optimistic of the French initiative’s success i

The Trump Presidency: A landmark in the History of America’s Right

The history of the US is full of exceptional events and personalities.

The 3 Regional Winds Blowing over the Middle East

If we are to depict the current situation in the Arab Near East, perhaps the best description would

Lebanon: When Running Away from Solutions Becomes an Official Policy

Lebanon has recently returned to a general lockdown, that may be extended, after registering a recor

The Lebanese Revolt Reignited by the Big Explosion

As mass protests reappear in a deeply-wounded Beirut, "occupied Lebanon" moves ever closer to the da

Can Donald Trump Retain the Keys to the White House?

Almost one year ago, the US Presidential Elections began the countdown to next November’s Election


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