Europe adjusts itself to a fait accompli
, and so does an individual character--until the placid adjustment is disturbed by a convulsive retribution.
"And this, of course, remains to you, since the marriage is a fait accompli
BEIRUT: The March 8 coalition Sunday kept up its verbal campaign against President Michel Sleiman, with Hezbollah warning that any attempt to form a fait accompli
government would threaten the country's stability.
Meanwhile, Hezbollah's deputy head Sheikh Naim Qassem warned against forming a fait accompli
government, saying such a government would play havoc with the country's fate.
Asked if he would eventually form a fait accompli
government, Salam said: "I've said on several times that I am for a realistic government, rather than a fait accompli
Political sources said no progress had been made on this front, despite the president's readiness to abandon his initial support for a fait accompli
or neutral government in favor of an inclusive one.
Summary: Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah warned Wednesday that forming a fait accompli
government would be a "big mistake" and ruled out the formation of a neutral Cabinet in Lebanon.
"There is an attempt to form a Cabinet irrespective of the others' views, that is a fait accompli
Cabinet," Aoun said in an interview with the FPM's OTV station, adding that there were no contacts between him and Sleiman on the Cabinet formation issue.
With no solution in sight to the four-month-old Cabinet deadlock, the March 14 coalition may push for the election of a new Parliament speaker as part of its pressure on Nabih Berri to help facilitate the formation of a fait accompli
government, political sources said.
In a speech during a weekend visit to the eastern city of Zahle, Aoun also held President Michel Sleiman and Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam responsible for the consequences of committing "a crime" against the country by forming a fait accompli
government, which would govern in caretaker status after being appointed by the president but failing a vote of confidence in Parliament.
The sources said that Sleiman has not yet received clear answers from constitutional experts over the legality of a fait accompli
Cabinet, but said the minute the president is convinced that legal opinion deems such a Cabinet could function, he would not hesitate to issue a decree and form the new government, with portfolios decided upon by himself and Salam.
Summary: The extension of Parliament is a fait accompli
, but instead of meeting those on the streets with resistance, the passion of the protesters must be harnessed to ensure these next 17 months actually achieve something for the country.
Beijing's military outposts in the South China Sea has given the country a "coercive leverage," establishing a fait accompli
in the region.
(Alliance News) - Heathrow expansion is "a fait accompli
" and will be a "critical part of any new prime minister's agenda", the boss of the airport said.
The data argue against Fed easing, but a July cut is a fait accompli