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The Beirut Echo Chamber

News of the News: How Lebanon came to host an information campaign designed to protect the pro-Iran policies of the Obama administration from the pro-Saudi policies of the Trump administration

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Lebanese PM Sa’ad Hariri Cancels His Deal With the Devil, Leaving Lebanon in the Hands of Iran

A renewed political and media circus in Beirut should not be confused with a real, serious strategy to roll back Teheran and break its long arm, Hezbollah

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Lebanese PM Saad Hariri Joins With Hezbollah to Con Donald Trump

Standing a few blocks from the White House, Lebanese delegation member Elias Bou Saab tweeted his support to Hezbollah ‘resisters.’ But the real problem is much, much worse.

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Lebanon Is Another Name for Hezbollah

And now Donald Trump, who inherited the disastrous Lebanon policy of the Obama administration, has a big problem on his hands

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The Lebanese Prime Minister Is Stuck, and He’s Improvising

As Saad Hariri seeks international support, he’s aligning closer with Hezbollah and Assad in Syria

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Hezbollah’s Farcical Media Tour at the Israel-Lebanon Border

Make no mistake: the Iranian proxy controls the Lebanese state, including the U.S.-aided Lebanese Armed Forces

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Daybreak: Gaza Back-and-Forth Continues

Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Democracy in Half a Year

Plus Clinton mocks Iran, and more in the news

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Lebanese Power Broker Supports Hezbollah

Druze leader Jumblatt sides with ‘the resistance’ against PM

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Daybreak: Lebanon Grows More Dangerous

Plus new Iran talks start, and more in the news

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U.N. Files Sealed Indictment in Lebanese Killing

Hezbollah grabs more power to Israel’s north

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What Is Hezbollah Thinking?

Sitting pretty, Party of God nonetheless has much to fear

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Hezbollah Departs Lebanese Government

Obama and PM meet; Israel’s northern border could turn chaotic

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The Game

The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East

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Daybreak: Iran Scientist Assassinated

Plus the leaks, the reactor, the Wall, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Huge Wins for GOP

Plus the Moses Herzog of terrorists, and more in the news

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Cinders of Lebanon

The United States abandoned Beirut, and Israel takes the blame

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Daybreak: Obama Accuses Syria

Plus Australian ‘crisis,’ and more in the news

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Daybreak: Netanyahu, A Wanted Man

Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Russia Gets Real

Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news

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They Dig Us

Arab regimes are restoring abandoned Jewish historical sites, a subtle acknowledgement of where power now resides in the Middle East

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Forbidding Sequel

Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second

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