Hassan Illeik

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For all the talk about the security plan that supposedly brought the town of Ersal in the Bekaa Valley back to the fold of the Lebanese state, with...
Monday, April 28, 2014
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Seven months after the end of the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, the Syrian army is making progress in the Damascus countryside and the opposition...
Monday, April 14, 2014
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The outcome of the war in Qalamoun has now been settled. Though not all battles there have been won, the capture of Yabrud by the Syrian army and...
Monday, March 17, 2014
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Extending President Michel Suleiman’s term is no longer on the table. No one can say why, but even Suleiman and his inner circle are no longer eager...
Friday, March 14, 2014
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After a decision taken by the Saudis and the Hariri camp, the Information Branch returns to combating terrorism after a three-year hiatus....
Monday, February 24, 2014
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In Lebanon, no one would cause a stir over the lack of governmental cooperation with the defense team in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Yet at The...
Saturday, January 18, 2014
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On Tuesday, December 17, the sixth car bomb to be dispatched by the Syrian opposition into Lebanon detonated in the Bekaa Valley town of Labweh. The...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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In anticipation of the Geneva II conference, which has been delayed until late-January 2014, the Saudi-backed Syrian opposition launched a series of...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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Nearly 10 months ago, Abbas Ibrahim, director general of Lebanese General Security, was in Turkey. In a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep...
Monday, October 21, 2013
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In vain, I searched for people around me in Lebanon who might have heard of Wyoming. Even those enamored with the "American Dream" had not heard of...
Saturday, September 7, 2013
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