Is Grand Strategy Grand Enough?


An Introduction to the Grand Strategies of Nations International Relations Grand Strategy is a political term that complicates many. It sounds ambitious but really it’s just a method to resolve specific kinds of complications. Grand strategy’s focal attraction is that it proposes the probability of determining events rather than being determined by them. Some grand […]

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon


Lebanon has had a long history of conflict and politically motivated foreign intervention. Such is the case with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) where politics and law intertwine. This international court has its origins in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafic Al-Hariri on February 14th, 2005. That was an era of political instability. The assassination of our former PM not only shook our world but the international world as well.

Lebanon has had a long history of conflict and politically motivated foreign intervention. Such is the case with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) where politics and law intertwine. This international court has its origins in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafic Al-Hariri on February 14th, 2005. That was an era of political instability. The assassination of our former PM not only shook our world but the international world as well.