Alain Gresh

Alain Gresh

Alain Gresh is the editor of the online newspaper OrientXXI.Info. He was former Editor in Chief of Le Monde diplomatique.
Where will the Saudi Plane Crash

Where will the Saudi Plane Crash?

November 20, 2017
Saad Hariri was forced to read a written speech in advance. He denounced Iran's hold on Lebanon, Hezbollah's weight and the risks that would weigh on his life. This speech amazed everybody including his followers, as none of his earlier statements have suggested a recent threat to his life. It is true that never in the history of international diplomacy had we seen a head of government held in a foreign country and announced his resignation.