Lebanon

Goodbye, Lebanon

Goodbye, Lebanon

December 30, 2020
It’s cold yet sunny on this Christmas morning. Standing outside, I’m surrounded by a squadron of winged insects. Dots of light, they hover and meander in air tirelessly. Like drunk pinballs, they jerk…
Who is Destroying Lebanon and Why?

Who is Destroying Lebanon and Why?

December 27, 2020
Within a few months, Lebanon, often misrepresented as "the only Arab democratic state" or even as the "Switzerland of the Middle East," has collapsed. Successively, popular demonstrations against the …
The Lebanese Knot

The Lebanese Knot

September 30, 2020
A month and a half after detonating several tons of ammonium nitrate into the port of Beirut, which caused crushing economic and human losses for the country, the situation in Lebanon is only getting …