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Claire, don't worry about being replaced by ChatGPT. You'll be retired by then.
The Gaza operation has suddenly demonstrated the irrelevance of Ben-Gvir and his fringe followers.
Diminished marriage prospects, not just diminished career opportunities. The whole region needs a new kind of shadkhan.
"The feminization of migration flowing out of MENA is attributable to the limited career opportunities available to women at home. "
Young people who are educated, would value the liberties we can provide, and are eager to join the work force? Bring us your oppressed!
Maybe the US Embassy in Lebanon needs to be larger to provide better security for the facility, i.e. fewer blind spots, fewer points where “protesters” can survey the grounds, fewer high points within reach of the core buildings? Just some thoughts. In related news, our local Maronite parish is having its annual Lebanese food festival next weekend, and I can’t wait.
This article from last week’s Asia Times suggests that American policy in the Middle East is in complete disarray. It also highlights India’s growing role in Iran and the Gulf States. As everyone knows India also has a robust and growing friendship with Israel based, at least in part, on an excellent relationship between Modi and Netanyahu.
Claire, I wonder if you can entice the incomparable Vivek Kelkar to weigh in on some of the issues mentioned in this article. See,
I can’t change my vote apparently, but now that I have read the newsletters by geographic location, it is better separated into separate ones instead of one very very long one. Thanks