The Lebanese state: Hostage or Iranian lackey? (Makram Rabah, Al Arabiya)

The Lebanese experiment at state building has been one of many ebbs and flows, mired with many complications several of which self-inflicted by the Lebanese themselves.

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2018/06/21/The-Lebanese-state-Hostage-or-Iranian-lackey-.html

Lebanon’s Sunni resurgence (Makram Rabah, Al Arabiya)

The Lebanese Sunni community has traditionally acquired a reputation of political timidness, usually preferring to stick to mainstream politics and more often than not shy away from confrontation.

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2018/05/15/Lebanon-s-Sunni-resurgence.html

Ballots, bullets and elections in Lebanon (Makram Rabah, Al Arabiya)

The spring season is commonly celebrated by most people as a time for prosperity and glee. However, for the people of Lebanon, particularly the natives of the capital Beirut, the month of May has often been calamitous.

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2018/05/10/Ballots-bullets-and-elections-in-Lebanon.html