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Paris, Wahabis, Salafi, Homeopathy, Beirut

Since 2001 our policy for fighting Islamic terrorists has been, (Facebook) to put it politely, missing the elephant in the room, sort of like treating symptoms and completely missing the disease. Policymakers and slow-thinking bureaucrats stupidly let terrorism grow by ignoring the roots. We lost a generation: someone who went to grammar school in Saudi […]

Halloween, Mini-Certificate, Beirut, Employees The Mini-Certificate MINI-CERTIFICATE IN REAL WORLD RISK MANAGEMENT* One-week intense workshop: Feb 22-26 2016, New York City, 9 AM-5 PM Nassim N. Taleb will deliver about half the lecture and sign the certificate 2 day program (no mini-certificate), $2950* 5 day program (with mini-certificate),  $7400* (Early signup discount $2200 and $5900 respectively […]

Beirut is the only remaining City-State in the Mediterranean…

Beirut is the only remaining City-State in the Mediterranean. The multilingual multireligious, tolerant, obsessively mercantile, Mediterranean City-States have been swallowed by the modernistic nation states. Alexandria was swallowed by the nation of Egypt, Smyrna by the nation of Turkey, Tessaloniki by Greece, Aleppo by Syria.But luckily Beirut swallowed Lebanon. Lebanon was small enough a state […]