• Democracy is not like instant coffee. It needs an enabling environment and a hospitable culture to flourish and grow.

    Lebanon is probably the only country in the world that is teetering on the brink of total collapse while, at the same time, is desperately resisting...

  • No luxury of time 

    The team is losing one-nil and the game entered into injury time, but the losing team decided to resort to wasting time.

  • The Iran deal and dilemma 

    Draconian sanctions, the erroneous downing of the Ukrainian civilian aircraft and the targeting of a leading commander and nuclear scientists inside Iran in...