In the past few weeks many of us have pinned the blame on Aoun for ruffling the opposition’s feathers and splitting its ranks. While I am in agreement, I always urged everyone to explore the other's perspective. True Aoun is to blame for rescuing
As in the past, some are again leaping to blame Aoun for the government formation debacle. Frankly, I saw Aoun’s demands as being rational and transparent from the start. Unlike the behind the scene horse trading between the others, the man stated his rational demands in a very public and transparent manner. It also should have been clear to the average observer that Hariri and Sanioura had no problem with his demands. Thus, talk of the requested portfolio being of “special significance to Hariri” doesn’t fit the facts.
It was Jumblat from the start who sprung to sabotage the deal. A political understanding between Hariri and his political nemesis threatened his position within
All in all, the blame game goes on. Who’s right and who’s wrong is a matter of opinion. All I’m saying is that there are two sides to each story and one shouldn’t pick and choose. I'll end by saying taht I am disappointed the Free Patriotic Movement and the Future Movement won’t be on the same side for now. They have much in common to let a squabble over seats get between them. Yet again, agendas dont seem to matter much in our beloved country.