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
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.
Art by Mouna Bassil Sehnaoui (Instagram @sehnaouimouna) A few things I’ve learned in this crazy experience called being a Lebanese. One, it’s common practice that we glamorize our resiliency. What we refuse to acknowledge is that we are resilient to a fault. And when that’s the case it becomes less about resilience and more about … Continue reading Lebanon’s Hara-Kiri