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Amin Gemayel

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The Orthodox-Maronite Gathering (OMG) Proposal: Proportional Representation Meets Sectarian Nomination

Much has already been said about the very peculiar electoral law proposed ┬áby the Orthodox Gathering and endorsed by all of Lebanon’s Maronite ┬áleaders. Civil society groups say that it further entrenches sectarianism. Michael Young writes that it deepens Christian isolation. Meanwhile, Ziyad Baroud is hedging his bets. My biggest problem with the proposal is … Continue reading

The New Cabinet: Observations & Projections

The dust still hasn’t settled on the new cabinet — partly because some ministers are actively trying to kick it up — but it’s worth remarking briefly on some of its features, and on the challenges facing PM Hariri over the next week or so. 1) The Kata’eb Defection: As we’ve all heard by now, … Continue reading

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