Lebanese thinker and polemist; member of the National Audiovisual Media Council of Lebanon. For the past seven years, he has featured weekly as a political commentator on the NourSat satellite channel, together with philosopher F. Georges Rahme. Their show, Open Forum, garners on average some 40 million viewers.
It is almost a month and a half that of one of our most prestigious archaeological remains, the pearl of our ancient patrimony ,other similar headlights of Syrian Mesopotamian culture have fallen into the destructive hands of Daesh , total destruction, be it by bulldozers or explosion. Therefore this letter addressed to you is a cry of alarm, an SOS which can be summarized in one word. Palmyra.
Have you heard of this word before? It does not seem so alas! (...)
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited Lebanon to prepare for a possible NATO action against Syria. Too busy conspiring against the peace he should be defending, he forgot to inquire about Israel’s daily violations of Lebanese sovereignty. In an open letter published by the Lebanese press, Arab thinker Hassan Hamade lambastes Mr. Ban and his representative Mr. Rød-Larsen, recalling that far from standing up for principles, both are thugs wallowing in corruption.
Corruption at the Top