Every new year I like to write an article reflecting on the year past, and where things are headed. In this article I write the year Lebanon experience, and voice my thoughts about it.
Lebanon's Palace of Justice (image source) Earlier in the week, Interior Minister Mohamad Fahmi made a bold statement. In a televised interview Fahmi claimed that, “95% of judges in Lebanon are corrupt”. His remarks sparked outrage. So much so, that the Higher Judicial council in Lebanon is looking to seek legal actions against him. That … Continue reading What Is The Problem With Lebanon’s Justice System
Lebanon’s problems are simple in the sense that they all of stem from the same issue, which is consecutive parliamentary elections produced the same shitty outcomes. As a result, the ruling class that we all love to hate has always seen its legitimacy extended for 4 more years. That is why, despite the protests; Lebanon’s … Continue reading Why Lebanon is Doomed to Repeat History in 2022
Lebanese Banks have transformed to a sealed steel safe. (photo taken from Financial Times Report) I've never been a financial wizard. Let me rephrase that. I’ve never gotten along with numbers. I’m not bad with numbers. I can do mental math. But once you start with the financial jargon and banking concepts, my mind will … Continue reading Is Lebanon’s Banking Sector Truly Beyond Salvation?
Lebanon's fuel crisis provided a darkness that foreshadows where the country is headed.