The Classy Lebanese

Posted: January 12, 2011 in Lit., Misc., Places
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They are mocking Belgium in the desert :)

“It took us over five months to form a government last time round,” said Shehadi. “The Belgians took six months but I think this time we may beat them.”

The Lebanese may be shot up, hopelessly divided between religions, sects, Syrian & Saudi political interests and on the brink of another war, but they still have a way with words out there. Another example:

“It has been revealed that the emperor has no clothes – meaning that the Syrian-Saudi initiative will not deliver what the opposition in Lebanon was expecting it to deliver,” said Nadim Shehadi of the Chatham House thinktank in London. “This crisis reaches into the foundations of the Lebanese system. It is a leap into the unknown.”

Read the full article at Guardian.


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