Jumblatt’s Tweet and Aoun’s Immunity

This is the tweeters’ time. From Donald Trump to Muqtada al-Sadr, Saad al-Hariri and Anwar Gargash. Politicians no longer need a long press interview or a major television appearance. A few attractive words suffice.

How Expensive Is The World Cup?

Every four years, as football fans gear up for the World Cup, researchers engage in a game of their own: trying to determine just how costly the tournament is to employers and economies.

On Trade, Merkel Joins Trump on the Low Road

After failing to persuade President Donald Trump that punitive tariffs on European imports aren’t a good idea, Chancellor Angela Merkel has apparently decided to fight back by taking a page from his playbook and manipulating facts. “Trade surpluses are still calculated in a relatively old-fashion