While Lebanon is still bleeding and licking its wounds following the mega-explosion that took place in the capital Beirut…
While the rescue services are still trying to dig out citizens trapped under the rubble…
While investigators are still trying to decipher what happened there…
…another explosion could hit Lebanon on the 18th of this month.
This won’t be an explosion of chemicals and shattered glass. Rather, this will be a legal, political explosion that could ignite a fire among the entire Lebanese population (which, even in its natural state, is tense).
I am talking about the long-awaited decision of the International Court of Justice in The Hague, which is supposed to pass judgement regarding the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (who was father of Saad Hariri, who served as prime minister until January of this year). That assassination exploded into the Lebanese consciousness on February 14, 2005 in Beirut, not far from the port that was devastated last week.
The court’s decision was supposed to be published last...
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