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Hussam Itani

Hussam Itani

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Let's Kill...Perhaps We Could Win Their Attention

With the hawks’ departure from the US administration, and the doves’ entry, there’s no harm in some

Authorities are Brain Dead as Protests Resume in Lebanon

Under the weight of the crisis in living conditions facing citizens, Lebanon’s squares witnessed pro

Anti-Vaxxing: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

As the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, was warning that Pfizer, the company the produced the Co

Complications of Arab Revolutions, Five Facts

It has been ravaging, the decade that has passed since Mohamed Bouazizi lit himself on fire facing t

Partition and Federalism: Self-Deceptive Assurance

The August 4 explosion shattered the already fragile links that had tied the Lebanese together.

Lebanon's Hell: People of Boats, Slaves to Jobs

Today, the best success criteria in Lebanon is the ability to leave it and distance one’s children f

Hariri Tribunal and the Fate of the Probe in the Beirut Blast

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s (STL) verdict in the assassination of Lebanese former Prime Minis

The Beirut Disaster Amid Two Legitimacies

Lebanon’s tyrants have not grasped the gravity of what happened in Beirut.

Lebanon in the Pitch Dark

Two days ago, Moody’s Corporation lowered Lebanon’s credit rating to C—its lowest rating—indicating

Peak Sectarianism: The Lebanese Regime Devours Itself

On the eve of the collapse Lebanon is currently undergoing, the Lebanese political system's sectaria

Lebanon: Thwarting the Uprising or Sectarian Wars

The violent nights that Beirut and Tripoli have witnessed since June 6 were reminiscent of the spect

The US Protests: Is Liberal Democracy Saving Itself?

There is no doubt that US President Donald Trump is investing in his country’s escalating internal d

Lebanon: Pandemic on Regime's Side Against the Uprising

The coronavirus pandemic has already exacerbated the suffering of the Lebanese people.

Trump’s Plan: Imposing a Fait Accompli on Palestinians

Trump’s Peace Plan or Deal of the Century is a multifaceted package: A maneuver in both US and Israe

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