Can Lebanon be Saved?
Opinion

Can Lebanon be Saved?

“Well, we can all agree that the sea took 70 per cent of the blast!” a close Lebanese friend announced to me this week, with intriguing if doubtful science. I had asked him – because I knew the answer – which of Lebanon’s religious communities had suffered most grievously from the explosion that changed the…

How the Israel-UAE Deal Puts the Bogus Peace Industry Back in Business
Opinion

How the Israel-UAE Deal Puts the Bogus Peace Industry Back in Business

If there is one conclusion to draw from the agreement this week between Israel and the United Arab Emirates – with Israel temporarily “suspending” its threat to illegally annex parts of the West Bank in return for “full normalisation” with the Gulf state – it is this: the peace industry is back in business. But this…

An Unforgettable Liberal Romance: When Covid-19 Lockdown Meets Cancel Culture
Opinion

An Unforgettable Liberal Romance: When Covid-19 Lockdown Meets Cancel Culture

The Liberal obsession with shutting down everything in the name of political correctness is undoubtedly insane, but now that the ideology has been poison-tipped with a not-so-deadly virus, America is becoming an increasingly unrecognizable, uninhabitable place. It’s not every day when a grown man drops heavy tears onto his keyboard in an unexpected wave of…