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Hazem Saghieh

Hazem Saghieh

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Torture is Commonplace in Arab Life… Rare in Arab Political Literature

In the late 1970s, the Syrian intellectual Yasin al-Hafiz wrote a few words that seemed shocking whe

The Liberation of 2000 in Today’s Context

In the past few days, the Lebanese were left beyond doubt: yes, we disagree over just about everythi

Why the Worry About Beirut?

Once what was known as the "reconstruction project” was launched, the Société Libanaise pour le Déve

Why this Lying to Palestinians and in the Name of Palestine Today?

A few days ago, Mohammad Fahmi, the Lebanese interior minister appeared on one of the local televisi

The Syrian Regime Intellectual and the Process of Disintegration

It would be a mistake to read the past according to the present, just as it is a mistake to read the

Why the American University of Beirut?

When news broke that the American University of Beirut is struggling financially, the consciousness

The Death of Polemic in the Arab Levant

In the 1960s and 70s, the Arab world was rife with polemics.

Anti-Semitism and Anti-Palestinianism

We well know that Arab-Jewish conflict over Palestine, produced, among other things, Arab hostility

This is What Emerged Victorious with the Defeat of the Syrian Revolution

The Syrian Revolution was indeed defeated, but what won? Events and implications that packed the

On Hassan Diab Being the Sunni Emile Lahoud

Before consociational democracy’s degeneration in Lebanon, there was a convention almost tantamount

Sectarian Polarization Bears Down on the Lebanese, and Their Revolution

Lebanese religious sects seem mobilized and polarized between two wings, one symbolized by the Gover

World Without a Model?

Towards the end of the 19th century, and then especially after the end of the First World War, direc

Worrisome America

America, after the coronavirus and the economic crisis, is a worrisome country, and this news is no

On the Incomplete Conclusion of the Lebanese Civil War

It has been less than a week since the 45th anniversary of the Lebanese Civil War, which went on, in

…And Labor Less Leftist in Britain

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